Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Today's Mets Starting Lineup vs Astros - Game 25


Today's Mets Starting Lineup vs Astros - Game 25:

  1. Tejada-SS
  2. Murphy-2B
  3. Wright-3B
  4. Hairston-LF
  5. Duda-RF
  6. Torres-CF
  7. Davis-1B
  8. Thole-C
  9. Schwinden-P

Game Notes:

ON THE ROAD: The Mets are 2-3 on their current six-game road trip...New York will play 13 of their next 20 games on the road, but return home for a three-game homestand vs. Arizona starting Friday ...New York is 5-6 away from Citi Field this year...Last year the Mets were 43-38 on the road.

SERIES NOTES: After losing the first two games of this series, the Mets fell to 2-2 in road series and 4-4 overall...The last time the Mets were swept in a three-game series by the Astros was August 1-3, 2008 at Houston.

FALLING BEHIND EARLY: The opposition has scored first in three of New York’s last four games, including both games in this series ...The Mets are 5-8 when their opponents score first.

TWO-OUTS: Over its last eight games, New York has scored 23 runs with two outs...The Mets have scored 50 runs with two outs this year, the most in the majors...The Mets are hitting .290 (80-276)with two outs, the third-best average in the majors...New York’s pitching staff has allowed 44 runs with two outs, the seventh-most in the majors...New York has scored 17 runs this year when starting a rally with two outs and nobody on base...The Mets have allowed 12 runs this season in similar situations.
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