Saturday, July 23, 2011

Pre-Game: Game 100- New York Mets @ Florida Marlins

The New York Mets(50-49) will look to take game 2 of their 3 game series tonight against the Florida Marlins(47-53) at 7:10 PM ET.

Chris Capuano(8-9, 4.16 ERA) will take the mound for the Amazin's looking to bounce back from his last start against Florida on Monday afternoon. Capuano went 7 2/3 innings but surrendered 4 runs on 7 hits. Capuano has lost his last 2 decisions after winning his previous 5 decisions. Capuano has fared worse during his starting assignments at night, posting a 4.31 ERA compared to his 3.65 ERA during the day.

Clay Hensley(1-2, 2.70 ERA) will look to defeat the Mets for the second consecutive start while seeking his second win as a starter since 2008. Although the Mets were able to make Hensley work hard during his last outing, they were unable to capitalize as Hensley finished with 5 scoreless innings under his belt. In 9 innings pitched at Sun Life Stadium(relief appearances only), Hensley has only allowed 2 runs.

New York Mets Starting Lineup:
1. Jose Reyes SS
2. Justin Turner 2B
3. Carlos Beltran RF
4. David Wright 3B
5. Daniel Murphy 1B
6. Angel Pagan CF
7. Jason Bay LF
8. Josh Thole C
9. Chris Capuano P

Florida Marlins Starting Lineup:
1. Emilio Bonifacio 3B
2. Omar Infante 2B
3. Gaby Sanchez 1B
4. Hanley Ramirez SS
5. Mike Stanton RF
6. Logan Morrison LF
7. Mike Cameron CF
8. John Buck C
9. Chris Hensley P