Saturday, May 05, 2012
Mets News and Notes: Wright, RISP, Mets Bullpen ,Carrasco
New York has lost a season-high four straight games...This three-game home stand is the club’s shortest of the year...New York is 8-6 at home this season...New York was 34-47 at home last year.
Last night was the 100th meeting between the Mets and Diamondbacks...The Mets are 50-50 all-time vs. Arizona...New York is 24-27 at home and 26-23 in the desert.
FALLING BEHIND EARLY:
The opposition has scored first in five of New York’s last six games.
David Wright is second in the National League and third in the majors with a .395 batting average...Wright leads the majors with a .505 on-base percentage...He is tied for fourth in the majors with 19 walks and ninth with a .580 slugging percentage.
The Mets are batting .246 (57-232) with RISP, ranking 15th in the majors...New York is hitting .255 (28-110) with runners in scoring position and two outs, ranking eighth in the majors.
Over their last seven games, the Mets bullpen is 1-3 with two saves and a 8.64 ERA (24 earned runs/25.0 innings)... Overall, the pen ranks 27th in the majors with a 4.95 ERA (46 earned runs/83.2 innings)...The pen has six wins, tied for the fifth-most in the majors this season.
Tossed 2.0 scoreless innings last night in his second major league rehabilitation outing for Buffalo (AAA) of the International League...Carrasco has pitched 9.0 innings, allowing three hits, one run, with one walk and five strikeouts in six outings between St. Lucie (A) of the Florida State League and Buffalo.