|MIAMI ( STRAILY )|
NY METS ( DEGROM )
|959||MIAMI||+180||Ov 7,-110||+210||Ov 7,-130|
|960||NY METS||-190||Un 7,-110||-230||Un 7,+110|
|vs Right-handed Starters||14-21||-0.1||16-19||3.3||0.227||0.282||0.330||0.613||5.3||0.248||0.333||0.401||0.734|
|Past 7 Games||3-4||+0.5||3-4||3.3||0.225||0.290||0.355||0.645||4.7||0.256||0.327||0.357||0.684|
|vs Right-handed Starters||17-14||+2.2||14-16||4.2||0.241||0.315||0.380||0.695||4.2||0.244||0.308||0.385||0.693|
|Past 7 Games||5-2||+2.9||3-4||4.0||0.253||0.309||0.400||0.709||3.6||0.232||0.281||0.359||0.639|
|5/9/2018||CHEN(L)||@ CHICAGO CUBS||QUINTANA(L)||4-13||L||215||11 ov||O||8||7||0||17||8||0|
|5/15/2018||CHEN(L)||LA DODGERS||WOOD(L)||4-2||W||+155||8 un||U||12||6||0||5||6||1|
|5/16/2018||HERNANDEZ(R)||LA DODGERS||BUEHLER(R)||6-5||W||+180||7.5 ov||O||11||10||1||10||7||1|
|5/17/2018||SMITH(L)||LA DODGERS||MAEDA(R)||0-7||L||+140||7.5 un||U||4||4||0||10||10||0|
|5/18/2018||STRAILY(R)||@ ATLANTA||WISLER(R)||2-0||W||160||9 ov||U||6||3||0||4||5||0|
|5/19/2018||URENA(R)||@ ATLANTA||NEWCOMB(L)||1-8||L||170||8.5 un||O||5||6||1||9||1||0|
|5/20/2018||CHEN(L)||@ ATLANTA||TEHERAN(R)||9-10||L||165||9 un||O||12||10||1||12||8||2|
|5/21/2018||HERNANDEZ(R)||@ NY METS||VARGAS(L)||0-2||L||115||8.5 ov||U||5||8||1||9||7||0|
|5/22/2018||SMITH(L)||@ NY METS||WHEELER(R)||5-1||W||105||7 ov||U||9||7||0||4||4||2|
|5/23/2018||STRAILY(R)||@ NY METS||DEGROM(R)|| |
|5/27/2018|| ||WASHINGTON||STRASBURG(R)|| |
|5/28/2018||SMITH(L)||@ SAN DIEGO||LAUER(L)|| |
|5/29/2018||STRAILY(R)||@ SAN DIEGO||ROSS(R)|| |
|5/30/2018|| ||@ SAN DIEGO|| || |
|5/9/2018||WHEELER(R)||@ CINCINNATI||ROMANO(R)||1-2||L||-105||10 un||U||4||5||0||5||6||0|
|5/11/2018||MATZ(L)||@ PHILADELPHIA||ARRIETA(R)||3-1||W||140||8 ov||U||9||6||0||7||9||0|
|5/13/2018||DEGROM(R)||@ PHILADELPHIA||NOLA(R)||2-4||L||115||6.5 ov||U||11||9||0||8||9||0|
|5/24/2018||MATZ(L)||@ MILWAUKEE||DAVIES(R)|| |
|5/25/2018||SYNDERGAARD(R)||@ MILWAUKEE||GUERRA(R)|| |
|5/26/2018||VARGAS(L)||@ MILWAUKEE||ANDERSON(R)|| |
|5/27/2018||WHEELER(R)||@ MILWAUKEE||CHACIN(R)|| |
|5/28/2018||DEGROM(R)||@ ATLANTA||MCCARTHY(R)|| |
|5/29/2018||MATZ(L)||@ ATLANTA|| || |
|5/30/2018|| ||@ ATLANTA|| || |
|MIAMI: 2017 77-85, second place
MANAGER Don Mattingly (third season)
ADDITIONS: INF Starlin Castro, CF Lewis Brinson, OF Cameron Maybin, 1B Garrett Cooper, RHP Jacob Turner, OF-1B Scott Van Slyke, RHP Jumbo Diaz, RHP Sandy Alcantara
SUBTRACTIONS: RF Giancarlo Stanton, LF M
OUTLOOK: New CEO Derek Jeter is accustomed to winning, but that is about to change. He traded away half of last year's starting lineup, including the NL MVP in Stanton, which means the Marlins are rebuilding yet again. Even with an entirely new outfield, the offense could be decent. But Castro and Realmuto are potential trade bait and might be gone before August, and the season will almost surely end Sept. 30, leaving the Marlins out of the playoffs for the 15th year in a row. This season is really about developing prospects acquired in those offseason trades, and if youngsters such as Brinson and Alcantara perform well, 2018 will be considered a successful start for Jeter.arcell Ozuna, CF Christian Yelich, 2B Dee Gordon, RHP Tom Koehler, OF Ichiro Suzuki, RHP Dustin McGowan, C A.J. Ellis
|NY METS: 2017 70-92, fourth place
MANAGER Mickey Callaway (first season)
ADDITIONS: 3B Todd Frazier, RF Jay Bruce, LHP Jason Vargas, 1B Adrian Gonzalez, RHP Anthony Swarzak, LHP Matt Purke, C Jose Lobaton
SUBTRACTIONS: Manager Terry Collins, LHP Josh Smoker, LHP Josh Edgin, RHP Chasen Bradford, OF Norichika Aoki, RHP Erik Goeddel, RHP Tyler Pill, LHP Tommy Milone, OF Travis Taijeron
OUTLOOK: Callaway had great success with Cleveland's arms, and the injury-plagued Mets are counting on his methods, along with new pitching coach Dave Eiland, to keep their talented but fragile rotation intact. New York also overhauled its medical department, hoping to keep star players on the field. Syndergaard and deGrom make for an imposing 1-2 punch. So if Harvey, Matz and Zack Wheeler -- even one or two of them -- can finally stay healthy and approach their initial big league form, the pitching staff could be terrific again after unraveling last year with a 5.01 ERA that ranked 28th in the majors. Vargas was signed to eat innings but will miss some time at the beginning of the season after surgery for a broken right (nonpitching) hand. All-Star outfielder Michael Conforto (27 HRs, .384 OBP, .939 OPS) is targeting a May 1 return from surgery for a dislocated left shoulder. His status is critical to a lineup that lacks speed and a natural leadoff hitter. Nimmo made strides last season and is a potential candidate for that role while platooning early with Juan Lagares to fill Conforto's spot in center field. After the Mets spent nearly $90 million to plug holes in free agency, it still might be a stretch to envision them seriously challenging star-studded Washington for NL East supremacy. But with better health in a soft division, they could certainly rejoin the wild-card hunt.
|Mets turn to deGrom in rubber game vs. Marlins|
NEW YORK -- It took several pitchers to finally restore a state of normalcy to the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night. The New York Mets will look to just one pitcher to do the same Wednesday, when they host the Marlins in the finale of a three-game series at Citi Field.
The Marlins earned a 5-1 win on Tuesday night, when Caleb Smith and three relievers combined on a five-hitter.
A pair of right-handers are scheduled to oppose one another Wednesday night, when the Marlins' Dan Straily (2-0, 3.60 ERA) will take the mound against the Mets' Jacob deGrom (4-0, 1.75 ERA).
The win Tuesday snapped a three-game losing streak for the Marlins (18-30), who needed a clean victory to finally expunge the memories of Sunday's 10-9 loss to the Atlanta Braves in which Brad Ziegler and Tayron Guerrero combined to give up six runs in the ninth inning.
On Tuesday, though, Ziegler needed just six pitches to throw a perfect ninth inning in a non-save situation. A night earlier, Guerrero tossed a scoreless eighth inning in the Marlins' 2-0 loss.
"It was good to get Tayron out there, even (Monday) night, to get him back on the mound, get Zig back out there," Marlins manager Don Mattingly told reporters Tuesday night. "So, all our guys that gave up any kind of runs the other day came out and threw zeroes."
The Mets (24-20) are used to watching deGrom throw zeroes.
The 29-year-old ace had his career-high scoreless streak snapped at 24 2/3 innings last Friday, when he allowed one run over seven innings and earned the win as New York began a four-game winning streak by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks, 3-1.
The start was the second for deGrom since he suffered a hyperextended right elbow while batting against the Braves on May 2. DeGrom struggled in his return on May 13, when he walked the bases loaded and was pulled after throwing 45 pitches in a scoreless first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies.
"I think you always have that concern when guys' schedules and routines get a little off-kilter," Mets manager Mickey Callaway said Friday night. "But he kind of showed up today and he wasn't too worried about it, obviously."
The Mets' schedules and routines were altered Tuesday, when former All-Star outfielder Jose Bautista signed with the club in the afternoon, took a plane from Tampa to New York and arrived at Citi Field a little more than half an hour before first pitch. He went right into the starting lineup in left field, a position he had not played since 2009, and doubled in his first at-bat before coming around to score his new team's only run of the game.
"One of my wildest (days) in baseball," Bautista told reporters afterward. "Just sitting at home on the couch at 2 o'clock and at 6:30, I was walking in the clubhouse."
Straily earned the win in his most recent start last Friday, when he allowed three hits over seven scoreless innings as the Marlins beat the Braves, 2-0. He is 1-1 with a 3.48 ERA in four career starts against the Mets.
DeGrom is 4-4 with a 3.94 ERA in 13 career starts against the Marlins.
|Last Updated: 12/17/2018 10:21:46 AM EST|