Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 6/18/12
Starting Lineup Kirk Nieuwenhuis CF Jordany Valdespin 2B David Wright 3B Lucas Duda RF Ike Davis 1B Scott Hairston LF Josh Thole C Omar Quintanilla SS R.A. Dickey RHP The Mets are on a real streak kick. They got swept. Then they swept. Then they got swept again. Anyway, the Mets hope the pendulum swings back in their favor tonight as they start a series with the Baltimore Orioles in Queens tonight. Now these aren’t your Orioles from last year as the team has had a real resurgence this season. Tonight the Mets will rely on R.A. Dickey to take the Mets back to the win column as he faces Jake Arrieta. Dickey has been unbelievable this season. So far he is 10-1 over 13 starts with 90.0 innings and a 2.20 ERA. In his last five starts he is 5-0 with a 0.23 ERA over 39.2 innings and two complete games. He has given up 2 runs in that stretch, only one earned, and that was way back 5 starts ago. Dickey has a career 4.07 ERA against the Orioles in 24.1 innings. The birds have the followin...
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