Friday, August 3, 2018

Mets Post Game Notes 8/2/18

Thursday, August 2, 2018
Atlanta Braves (58-47) vs. New York Mets (44-62)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E LOB Braves 103000000 4615 Mets 100010000 2615
Win: Mike Foltynewicz (8-7) Loss: Jason Vargas (2-7) Save: A.J. Minter (7) Time: 2:49 Attendance: 24,525
Braves Home Runs No. Pitcher Inn. Outs
Mets Home Runs
Pitcher Inn. Outs Count

Foltynewicz 1 0 1-0
Mets: New York has dropped three-straight games and is 19-41 in its last 60 games.
• The Mets are 7-8 in their last 15 home games, 9-23 in their last 32 games at home and 21-34 at home overall this season.
Brandon Nimmo (1-4, HR, RBI, R): Hit his third-career leadoff homer (also, June 18 at Colorado and June 8 vs. the Yankees)...Is the fifth Mets hitter to have at least three leadoff homers in a season since 2000 (also, Curtis Granderson (four times), Michael Conforto, José Reyes (three times) and Kazuo Matsui).
• Since 2015, the Mets have 32 leadoff homers, most in the majors ahead of Minnesota (30).
• Was Nimmo's 14th home run of the season, extending his career-high, but his second in his last 36 games.
• Has come around to score in the first inning 16 of the 25 times he’s has been on base in the first inning as the team’s leadoff hitter.

Luis Guillorme (1-1, RBI): Lined a pinch-hit RBI single in the fifth inning...Has not struck out in his last 49 plate appearances, the longest-active streak in the majors.
Austin Jackson (1-1, SB): Singled as a pinch hitter in the eighth...Has gone 5-13 (.385) since joining the Mets.Bobby Wahl (0.2 IP, K): Made his Mets debut...Pitched in his first game since May 23, 2017 with Oakland.
Jason Vargas (5.0 IP, 6 H, 4 R/4 ER, 3 BB, 7 K): Matched his season-high with seven strikeouts tonight (also May 21 vs. Miami)...Also tied a season-high with 5.0 innings pitched (fifth time).
Braves: Atlanta has won four-straight games (season-long winning streak is five games, April 28-May 3).
• Improved to 10-3 vs. the Mets this season (were 7-12 against New York last season)...Atlanta has won double-digit games vs. the Mets in 12 of the last 18 seasons.
• The Braves are 32-16 (.667) against the NL East, the best mark among all NL teams in intradivisional games.

Johan Camargo (1-4, 2B, 2 RBI): Has hit .310 (13-42) with four doubles, three homers and nine RBI in 11 games since the All-Star break.
• Has hit safely in six-consecutive games against the Mets dating to May 28 and has driven in seven runs in his last 10 games against New York.

Ronald Acuña Jr. (2-3, 3B, 2 R): Tallied his first-career triple and scored in the first inning...Has hit .357 (15-42) since moving into the leadoff spot on July 20 with three doubles, one triple and four homers.
Freddie Freeman (1-4, RBI): Has hit .400 (20-50) against the Mets this year with two home runs and 12 RBI (13 games).
• Drove in one run vs. the Mets today...Has 95 RBI in his career vs. New York, third-most among active players...Trails Chase Utley (116) and Ryan Zimmerman (103).
Mike Foltynewicz (6.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R/2 ER, 1 BB, 5 K): Allowed fewer than four runs for the first time since July 1 at St. Louis...Had allowed 18 earned runs over his previous four starts (23.1 combined innings).
• Won his first game against the Mets...Was previously 0-1 in four games (three starts) vs. New York.
Fri., Aug. 3 Sat., Aug. 4 Sun., Aug. 5
Upcoming Pitching vs. Atlanta
RHP Aníbal Sánchez (5-3, 3.00) vs. RHP Jacob deGrom (5-6, 1.82) RHP Kevin Gausman (5-8, 4.43) vs. RHP Zack Wheeler (5-6, 4.11) RHP Julio Teheran (8-7, 4.46) vs. LHP Steven Matz (5-9, 4.35)
7:10 p.m. (SNY, WOR 710 AM, 104.3 FM HD, ESPN 1050 AM) 7:10 p.m. (SNY, WOR 710 AM, 104.3 FM HD, ESPN 1050 AM) 1:10 p.m. (SNY, WOR 710 AM, 104.3 FM HD, ESPN 1050 AM)

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