New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates
Sunday, 1:35 PM – PNC Park
Dillon Gee (6-7, 4.60) vs. Gerrit Cole (4-2, 3.68)
Eric Young, Jr. – LF
Daniel Murphy – 2B
David Wright – 3B
Marlon Byrd – RF
Josh Satin – 1B
Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF
John Buck – C
Omar Quintanilla – SS
Dillon Gee – RHP
The Mets have 40 wins going into the last game of the first half today. The Mets were 46-40 after the first-half in 2012, 46-45 in 2011, 48-40 in 2010 and 42-45 in 2009.
Coming into the game with a 4-1 record and a 2.47 ERA over his previous seven starts, Dillon Gee struggled with his command in his previous start against the Giants, allowing five runs on nine hits in 6 2/3 innings. Gee has dominated the Pirates in four career starts, going 2-0 with a 1.73 ERA.
Prior to today’s game, the Mets will activate RHP Scott Atchison from the 15-Day Disabled List and option Jordany Valdespin to Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League. Atchison will wear #50 and will be available f