Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Mets Post Game Notes 7/24/18

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
San Diego Padres (42-62) vs. New York Mets (41-57)
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Win: Zack Wheeler (4-6) Loss: Eric Lauer (5-7) Save: None Time: 2:31 Attendance: 21,925
Mets: New York is 9-9 in July...The Mets are 16-36 in their last 52 games.
• The Mets are 3-2 vs. the Padres this season and are 12-9 in their last 21 meetings at Citi Field.
• New York is 4-3 in their last seven home contests...Follows a stretch during which they won four of their previous 23 games at Citi Field. • The Mets scored six runs off southpaw Eric Lauer tonight, tied for their most off any lefthanded pitcher they have faced this season (also plated six runs off Jaime Garcia on May 15).

Zack Wheeler (7.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R/2 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO): Won his second-straight start...Last won consecutive outings from August 15-20, 2014...The Mets have triumphed in each of his last three starts (last occurred from July 25-August 5, 2014).
• Retired the final 12 batters he faced.
• Has pitched at least 7.0 innings in five of his last six starts at Citi Field...Prior to his last six home starts, had completed 7.0 innings at Citi Field three times in his career.
• In his last eight starts at home, Wheeler has posted a 2.75 ERA (16 earned runs/52.1 innings)
• Over his last seven starts, Wheeler is 2-1 with a 3.35 ERA (17 earned runs/45.2 innings).

Michael Conforto (2-4, HR, 2 RBI, 2 R): In four games since the All-Star break, Conforto is 7-14 (.500) with one double, two homers, six RBI and five runs scored..Over his last eight games, Conforto is hitting .385 (10-26) with three homers.
• Has nine RBI in his last six games.
• Went 2-2 off lefthander Eric Lauer...Since June 16, Conforto is hitting .425 (17-40) off lefthanders...From the beginning of the season-June 15, Conforto was 9-54 vs. lefthanders (.167).

Amed Rosario (1-3, 3B, 2 R): Hit his sixth triple of the season and fourth in his last 10 games...His six triples are tied for the team lead with Brandon Nimmo.
• Since his major league debut on August 1, 2017, Rosario has 10 triples, tied for third-most in the majors in that time with Chris Taylor...Only the White Sox’ Yolmer Sanchez (11) and Arizona’s Ketel Marte (11) have more.
Jeff McNeil (1-1): Lined a pinch-hit single in the eighth inning for his first-career hit on the first pitch of his first MLB at-bat.
Padres: San Diego is 5-14 in July...Have lost eight of their last 10 games.
Manuel Margot (2-4, 2 R): Extended his hitting streak to six games with his single in the third inning...Is hitting .400 (8-20) with two dou- bles and a triple.
• More specifically against the Mets, Margot his hit in eight-straight games dating to July 24, 2017...Has hit .500 (17-34) with three doubles, three triples and two homers in those eight games, seven of which have been multi-hit efforts.
Wil Myers (2-4, 2B, 3 RBI): Drove in all three Padres runs tonight...Has reached base safely in 12 of his last 13 games, batting .327 (18-55) with 12 extra-base hits (five doubles, seven homers) and 15 RBI in that stretch.
Robert Stock (3.0 IP, 1 H, 5 SO): Pitched a career-best 3.0 shutout innings and fanned a career-high five batters...Entering today, had 3.2 innings pitched and six strikeouts in his career (five games).
Eric Lauer (4.0 IP, 6 H, 6 R/6 ER, 3 BB, 5 K): Has allowed 11 runs over his last two starts spanning 6.0 innings (16.50 ERA). • In the first two innings of his outings this season, Lauer owns a 6.88 ERA (26 earned runs/34.0 innings).
Upcoming Pitching vs. San Diego
Wed., July 25 LHP Clayton Richard (7-9, 4.82) vs. RHP Corey Oswalt (0-2, 5.64) 12:10 p.m. (SNY, WOR 710 AM, 104.3 FM HD, ESPN 1050 AM)

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