New York Mets (2-4) at Atlanta Braves (4-2) - Tuesday - 4/8/14
Pitching Probables - Bartolo Colon (0-1) 4.50 ERA vs Aaron Harang (1-0) 0.00 ERA
TV - SNY - Radio - WOR 710 - 7:10PM
Preview:The New York Mets will open up a three game series against the Atlanta Braves Tuesday Night. The Mets will face their old friend Aaron Harang, who pitched for the Mets in 2013. The Mets have seen Harang in the past, but in a different uniform. The Mets combined as a team .398 vs Harang (37 for 93). Many of the Mets have handled Harang pitches... Eric Young is batting .667, Daniel Murphy is batting .545 with a homer and 5 RBI's, Ruben Tejada is batting .545, and David Wright is batting .524 with a homer and 7 RBI's.
Other Notes: Lucas Duda, who is predicted to play 1B Tuesday Night is batting .222 with a HR and 2 RBI's vs Harang. Curtis Granderson is batting .250 vs Harang (1 for 4).
Missing in action: OF Chris Young, who is injured - was batting .292 with 3 HR's and 5 RBI's vs Harang in his career.
The Reds will be facing Bartolo Colon, who has seen limited action against the Bravos (three starts). Only three Atlanta current batters have faced Colon in his career. They are combined for a .226 average with 1 HR and 5 RBI's. B.J. Upton has had the most success against Colon batting .307. In 23 AB's, he has 7 hits with a Homer.. Colon is 3-0 with a 1.57 ERA vs the Braves in his career.
Predicted Mets Lineup vs Braves:
- Eric Young - LF
- Daniel Murphy - 2B
- David Wright - 3B
- Curtis Granderson - RF
- Juan Lagares - CF
- Lucas Duda - 1B
- Travis d'Arnaud - C
- Ruben Tejada - SS
The Mets have a clear advantage in this matchup, let's see if they capitalize on it on Tuesday Night.
Aaron Harang Career vs Mets - 4-4 - 5.56 ERA
|NEW YORK METS CAREER STATISTICS VS. AARON HARANG|
|Eric Young Jr.||6||4||1||0||0||0||2||0||.667||.778||.833||1.611|
Bartolo Colon Career vs Braves - 3-0 - 1.57 ERA
|ATLANTA BRAVES CAREER STATISTICS VS. BARTOLO COLON|