METS AT MARLINS
Jenrry Mejia (1-0, 0.00) vs Henderson Alvarez (1-1, 2.64)
*** I’m collecting on a few bets I made a few weeks ago that Marlon Byrd and Bobby Parnell would be with the Mets on August 1st. Hee hee hee…
Eric Young Jr., lf
Daniel Murphy, 2b
David Wright, 3b
Marlon Byrd, rf
Ike Davis, 1b
John Buck, c
Juan Lagares, cf
Omar Quintanilla, ss
Jenrry Mejia, rhp
C John Buck had a game-winning, two-run single in the 10th inning Tuesday against the Marlins. For the season, he is hitting .305 with runners in scoring position.
RHP Jenrry Mejia will start against the Marlins Wednesday. He has made five previous appearances against the Marlins—all in relief—posting an 0-0 record and a 3.88 ERA.
RHP Zack Wheeler was outstanding Tuesday against the Marlins, allowing no hits for 6 1/3 innings before finishing with the following line: seven innings, three hits, three walks and two runs. He threw 87 pitches, 64 of them for strikes. He is 3-0 with a 2.37 ERA o...