Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 9/17/12
Dickey goes for win number 19 tonight! Monday, September 17, 2012 • 7:10 PM Citi Field • Flushing, NY LHP Cliff Lee (5-7, 3.36) vs. RHP R.A. Dickey (18-5, 2.68) Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada, ss Daniel Murphy, 2b David Wright, 3b Scott Hairston, rf Lucas Duda, 1b Jason Bay, lf Andres Torres, cf Mike Nickeas, c R.A. Dickey, rhp The Mets and Phillies start a series tonight as the Mets look to play spoiler for the suddenly resurgent Phillies. If you have been tuned off to baseball with the Mets decline, the Phillies have been on the rise to become mathematically relevant as the Pirates have really slid off. Tonight, R.A. Dickey will make the start as he goes against Cliff Lee. Dickey is 18-5 over 205.0 innings with 197 strikeouts with a 2.68 ERA. In the last five starts he his 3-1 over 36.2 innings with a 1.72 ERA while striking out 22 batters. In 14.0 innings against the Phillies this year, he allowed 6 ER. The Phillies have the following numbers against Dickey: Rollins 6-20, 3...
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