Believe it or not, the Mets have actually been winning games here lately. Tonight they begin a three-game series at home with the Atlanta Braves and will aim to keep the good times rolling.
New York has finally started to start piecing together wins, having gone 8-3 over their last 11 games to put them at 65-72 on the season. It’s obviously still been a disappointing season overall.
The Mets next play the Atlanta Braves and the MLB odds may not be in their favor throughout the series, even despite the fact they’ll be at home.
In the first game, Jonathon Niese will go for New York, giving the team a good chance at opening with a victory. He’ll go up against Paul Maholm.
Niese is 10-8 with a 3.55 ERA and 1.17 WHIP this season but has lost two straight decisions heading into tonight’s game. To be fair, he’s hardly pitched poorly but instead has simply not received much offensive support. Niese has gone 5-4 with a 3.20 ERA on the road this season and has been excellent against the Brav...