Cincinnati Reds (1-4) vs New York Mets (2-3)
Pitching Probables - Alfredo Simon vs Jon Niese
TV - SNY - Radio - WOR 710
Preview:Jon Niese will take the mound today against the Cincinnati Reds. It will be his first start of the year and his first off the DL. The Reds have seen Jon Niese over time and thee team is currently batting .267 with 5 HR's and 14 RBI's. Brandon Phillips is one to watch batting .389 with 2 HR's vs Niese. Ryan Ludwick is batting .444 and Todd Frazier is also batting .444 vs Niese. Sluggers Jay Bruce and Joey Votto have had one long ball each vs Niese, but Bruce is batting .154 vs and Votto is batting is .133.
The Mets will be facing a new face in Alfredo Simon. The Mets have had 17 AB's vs him in 3 relief appearances. No one has got a hit off Simon yet.
Niese has to keep the ball in the yard and the Mets have to figure out young Simon.