Found April 15, 2012 on Mets Merized Online:
Update: Bay was scratched with a jammed finger… Starting Lineup 1. Ruben Tejada SS 2. Daniel Murphy 2B 3. David Wright 3B 4. Ike Davis 1B 5. Scott Hairston LF 6. Lucas Duda RF 7. Kirk Nieuwenhuis CF 8. Mike Nickeas C 9. Mike Pelfrey RHP The Mets look for the sweep today as they take on the Phillies in Philly in a Sunday afternoon game celebrating the legacy of Jackie Robinson. The major story in yesterday’s game surrounded David Wright. Was he rushed to play to soon? How will his pinky handle the bat and throws? Wright answered everyone as he took the first pitch he saw to the deepest part of Citizens Bank Park. The Mets would later tack on more runs from GDP from Bay and 2 run homer from Lucas Duda. For the second day in a row, the Mets had strong starting pitching from Jon Niese and good relief work. The Mets will try to repeat all of this behind Mike Pelfrey as he takes on Cole Hamels. Pelfrey picked up a no decision in his first start of the season where he pitched 5 innings, a...
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