Sunday, May 22, 2011

Mets Pregame 5/22/11: Not the end of the world

The New York Mets(22-23) will look to win their fourth consecutive series this afternoon in the Bronx as they will oppose the New York Yankees(24-20) in the finale of the first half of the Subway Series.

Mike Pelfrey(3-3, 5.11 ERA) will take the mound for the Mets coming off a very impressive outing against the Florida Marlins in which he allowed just 1 run in 7 innings of work. Pelfrey is undefeated in his last 3 starts after taking 2 losses and 2 no decisions in his first 3.

Ivan Nova(4-3, 4.33 ERA) will get the start for the Bombers as he comes off a win in Tampa Bay from last Tuesday. In his last outing, Nova allowed 1 run in 5 1/3 innings but gave up 4 hits and 2 walks in the process. Nova has been shaky this year, only one start removed from allowing 10 hits and 4 runs to Kansas City.

New York Mets Starting Lineup:
1.) Jose Reyes SS
2.) Daniel Murphy 2B
3.) Carlos Beltran DH
4.) Jason Bay LF
5.) Fernando Martinez RF
6.) Justin Turner 2B
7.) Willie Harris 3B
8.) Ronnie Paulino C
9.) Jason Pridie CF

New York Yankees Starting Lineup:
1.) Derek Jeter SS
2.) Curtis Granderson CF
3.) Mark Teixeira 1B
4.) Alex Rodriguez 3B
5.) Robinson Cano 2B
6.) Jorge Posada DH
7.) Brett Gardner LF
8.) Chris Dickerson RF
9.) Frankie Cervelli C