New York Mets (25-39) vs Atalanta Braves (41-28)
Turner Field, Atlanta • 7:10 PM
Dillon Gee (5-6, 4.84 ERA) vs Tim Hudson (4-6, 4.41)
Juan Lagares, cf
Daniel Murphy, 2b
David Wright, 3b
Lucas Duda, 1b
Marlon Byrd, rf
John Buck, c
Kirk Nieuwenhuis, lf
Omar Quintanilla, ss
Dillon Gee, rhp
The Braves are 23-8 at Turner Field this season. Their 2.32 home ERA is on track to be a franchise record since moving to Atlanta, topping a 2.48 home staff ERA in 1968. It also is on pace for the best home ERA for any team since the 1988 Mets had a 2.31 ERA at Shea Stadium.
Terry Collins before the game: ”Civilization’s over. We’ve got to rebuild.”
It looks like the Jordany Valdespin one week trial has concluded and now Lucas Duda has shifted to first base.
Justin Turner has been dealing with an intercostal issue that could land him on the disabled list according to Terry Collins. If he goes to the DL, look for the Mets to replace him with Andrew Brown.
In four career s...