Live Game Blog: Washington Nationals v Mets- 9/13/14-Archive
Well Mets fans, believe it or not, tonight is the last game I’ll be covering this season. Can you believe it’s September already?! Wow this season has flown by.
Well there’s a light mist falling here in Queens, but the tarp is off the field and the grounds crew is working on the infield.
Zack Wheeler is 7-1 with a 2.21 ERA in his last 13 starts dating back to June 30th.
Wheeler leads the team with 20 quality starts and is tied for 11th in the NL.
Wheeler is averaging 8.9 strikeouts per nine innings, ranking 6th in the NL.
The Mets are 18-13 in their last 31 games vs NL East teams.
Lucas Duda is tied for 3rd in the NL with his career-high 27 HRs.
Juan Lagares is tied for 1st among all major leaguers with a 3.4 defensive WAR.
Lagares is hitting .311 with 6 runs scored, 3 doubles, 5 RBI and 7 stolen bases in 11 games this month.
Jenrry Mejia earned his 26th save last night. He leads the NL and is 4th in the majors with 16 saves since the All Star break
Mejia is 26 for 29 in save chances & is the 10th pitcher in team history with 25 or more saves & is the youngest to do so.
CF- Denard Span
3B- Anthony Rendon
RF- Jayson Werth
1B- Adam LaRoche
SS- Ian Desmond
LF- Bryce Harper
2B- Asdrubal Cabrera
C- Jose Lobaton
P- Doug Fister
LF- Eric Young Jr.
CF- Juan Lagares
3B- Daniel Murphy
1B- Lucas Duda
C- Travis d’Arnaud
RF- Curtis Granderson
SS- Wilmer Flores
2B- Dilson Herrera
P- Zack Wheeler