Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/17/12
JOHAN SANTANA: Looks to rebound from one of his worst career starts. Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada – SS Andres Torres – CF David Wright – 3B Scott Hairston – RF Daniel Murphy – 1B Ronny Cedeno – 2B Jason Bay – LF Kelly Shoppach – C Johan Santana – LHP The Mets won a game yesterday! Today they try to make it two games in a row as they open up a series in DC with Johan Santana taking Ross Detwiler. Johan will be making his second start since returning from the DL, and it can really only go up from here. On the season he is 6-8 with a 4.58 ERA and in his last start allowing 8 ER over 1.1 innings. In one start against the Nationals this year he allowed one earned run in 5.0 innings of work. The Nationals have the following numbers against Johan: Werth 8-30, 2 2B, HR Zimmerman 6-22, HR LaRoche 3-12, 2 2B Flores 4-10, 2B Mores 0-8 The Mets bats will look to pick up where they left off yesterday against Ross Detwiler who is 6-5 over 116.0 innings with a 3.18 ERA. Ross had two good st...
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