The New York Mets (15-14) look to avoid a four-game sweep at the hands of the Colorado Rockies (19-13) Sunday afternoon at Coors Field. First pitch is scheduled for 4:10 PM EST. Last night, the Mets blew a 6-0 lead, ultimately falling 11-10 on a pinch-hit, walk-off three-run home run by Charlie Culberson in the bottom of the ninth off of closer Kyle Farnsworth (L, 0-2).
New York Mets Lineup
1. Eric Young Jr., LF
2. Daniel Murphy, 2B
3. David Wright, 3B
4. Curtis Granderson, RF
5. Chris Young, CF
6. Lucas Duda, 1B
7. Travis d’Arnaud, C
8. Omar Quintanilla, SS
9. Dillon Gee, P
Dillon Gee (2-1, 2.88 ERA) gets the start this afternoon for the Mets. His last time out, he pitched eight shutout innings, yielding three hits and striking out six en route to a 4-0 victory over the Miami Marlins. Gee last faced the Rockies on August 8 where he have up one run over 7 2/3 innings in a 2-1 Met win at Citi Field.
Jhoulys Chacin will make his season debut this afternoon as he comes off the disabled list. Last year, Chacin went 14-10 with a 3.47 ERA in 31 starts. In three career starts against the Mets, he is 1-1 with a 1.89 ERA.
- Gee is 2-1 with a 4.19 ERA in three career starts against the Rockies.
- Gee has a 0.86 ERA over his last three starts.
- Rockies’ all-star shortstop, Troy Tulowitzki gets the day off today.
- The Mets are 8-29 in Coors Field since 2007.
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