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Mets vs. Yankees Picks
The weekend is here and we’ve got a couple MLB picks for you to look at.
The Mets are doing their thing right now and can be found in second place in the NL East. They’re winners of three straight and now get their chance at redemption at their crosstown rivals.
On Friday we’ll see Jonathon Niese come up against veteran hurler Andy Pettitte and the MLB odds have the Yankees as slight road favorites.
Pettitte has been hard to beat, but Niese has also settled down here lately and has already pitched well against the Yankees recently. He went seven innings, allowing seven hits and no runs while striking out six.
The Mets may be the dogs, but they just swept Baltimore so confidence should be in a good spot. We think they’ll win the series opener on Friday.
Next, on Saturday night, Chris Young battles with Ivan Nova, who’s 9-2 on the season with a 4.32 ERA. Amazingly enough, Nova is unbeaten in his last 15 road starts. Does that streak come to an end this weekend?
Young is finding his groove following a long injury layoff, but he may have wanted to avoid a Yankees club that’s patiently waiting to fulfill its potential. We think there may be a lot of runs in this one and so check out the OVER in game two of the series.
All of that leads into Sunday’s absolute masterclass showdown between R.A. Dickey and C.C. Sabathia.
If you love the Mets, you adore R.A. Dickey. The dude is 11-1 with a 2.00 ERA on the season and hasn’t allowed a run in close to 43 innings now. This is the real test on Sunday, up against the Yankees. We wouldn’t want to bet against Dickey though no matter what, nor should you.
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Andy Pettitte was great from the 2nd inning on, but it was a bad 1st inning that put the Yankees behind 5-0 as they went on to lose 6-4. Here is the full recap and graph.
Here are the turning points of the game.
• The big turning point took place in the 1st inning. Justin Turner had just put the Mets up 2-0 in the 1st, but Ike Davis really broke it open with a home run that...
New York Yankees 4 — New York Mets 6 Five-run 1st inning was too much to overcome in tonight’s 6-4 loss to the New York Mets. Andy Pettitte started for the Yankees tonight and he struggled right away. A two-run single and a Nick Swisher-assisted three-run home run made a five-run deficit for [...]
New York Yankees Career statistics vs. Jonathon Niese
Robinson Cano6 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 .667 .667 .833 1.500
Brett Gardner0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Curtis Granderson6 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .333 .667
Raul Ibanez16 4 0 0 1 1 1 4 .250 .333 .438 .771
Derek Jeter3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667
Andruw Jones6 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 ...
Chris Young pitched 6 innings giving up 3 runs on a home run.
The Mets lost to the Yankees today by a score of 4-3. Young pitched well for 6 innings before giving up a 3 run homer to Ibanez. Jon Rauch gave up a game winning homer to Eric Chavez.
The Mets runs came on a solo shot by Kirk, an RBI by Thole, and a base hit by Chris Young. Daniel Murphy took Soriano to the warning track...
New York Yankees (41-27) at New York Mets (38-32) 7:10 PM ET
SeasonRd/HmLast StartLast 3 App
A. Pettitte (L) 7 3-2 2.776.10-14.506/16@WSHND7.0521-020.11.77
J. Niese (L) 13 4-3 3.825.22-13.896/16CINL7.0641-120.01.80
The New York Mets may have revenge on their minds this evening when they kick off the latest edition...
The New York Mets (29-32) beat the New York Yankees (41-28) in game one of Subway Series Part II by the score of 6 to 4 tonight at Citi Field.
Jon Niese started for the Mets tonight and allowed two runs on eight hits, while walking one and striking out five in 6 2/3 innings pitched. Niese lowered his ERA down from 3.82 and is now 5-3 with a 3.75 ERA. Niese let up one...
The New York Mets (38-32) will host the New York Yankees (41-27) tonight to kick-off the second meeting between these two New York City rivals. The Yankees come into this series on top of their division, with a 2.5 game lead over the Orioles. The Yankees are red hot coming into this series, with a 13-3 record in their last 16 games. However, they have dropped their last two, while...
Tonight brings on Round Two of the 2012 Subway Series between the New York Mets and the New York Chickens…who said that? Not me…
Such a remark after how the last series ended up going seems a bit hasty, but nonetheless we already have a story heading into tonight; one mediocre pitcher’s trash talking. We’ll see how Frank Francisco responds in-game because this is the absolute...
Last night the New York Mets extended their winning streak to four games with a 6-4 victory over the Yankees and quite frankly, it was awesome. I know it’s just one game, but the way it unfurled from start to finish had to leave Mets fans with a great feeling heading into the weekend. As I recapped the events that led to the win and the Mets ultimately picking up a game on...
New York Mets Career statistics vs. Andy Pettitte
Ronny Cedeno8 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .125 .125 .125 .250
Lucas Duda3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000
Scott Hairston15 6 3 0 1 2 0 3 .400 .400 .800 1.200
Rob Johnson5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400
Mike Nickeas2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Omar Quintanilla1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .500 ...
Citi Field (Flushing, NY)
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N.Y. Mets (39-32) «50000010x6100
W: J. Niese (5-3) L: A. Pettitte (3-3)
S: F. Francisco (18)
HR: NYY - A. Rodriguez (12),A. Jones (7),R. Cano (15) NYM - I. Davis (8)
Ike Davis belted a three-run homer during a five-run first inning Friday night and the Mets went on to beat the Yankees...
The New York Mets (39-32) look to win the second game of their three game series against the New York Yankees (41-28) tonight at 7:15 PM at Citi Field.
#Mets Saturday lineup vs. the Yankees: Nieuwenhuis-8, Murphy-4, Wright-5, Duda-9, Davis-3, Hairston-7, Quintanilla-6, Thole-2, Young-1
— New York Mets (@Mets) June 23, 2012
#Yankees lineup vs. the Mets: Jeter SS...
Here is this week's ladies linkfest:With the second round of the 2012 Subway Series beginning tonight, Lisa Swan of Subway Squawkers writes about a comment made by a certain Mets player, and it has nothing to do with chicken.Jane Heller of Confessions Of A She-Fan reminisces about the time Roger Clemens threw Mike Piazza's broken bat at him during the 2000 Subway World...
Two weeks, ago, the New York Yankees began a 10-game winning streak with a three-game sweep of the New York Mets. After back-to-back losses, they'll be looking to begin a new run against their rival.
The Yankees bring their potent lineup to Citi Field on Friday night to face a Mets team that's on a streak of stellar pitching.
The Yankees swept the Mets from June 8-10 in...
New York Yankees (41-28) at New York Mets (39-32) 7:15 PM ET
SeasonRd/HmLast StartLast 3 App
I. Nova (R) 13 9-2 4.326.06-03.476/17@WSHW7.2713-022.20.79
C. Young (R) 3 1-1 3.065.10-12.576/17CINL7.0921-117.23.06
Ivan Nova tries to become the American League's first 10- game winner this evening when the New York...