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Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Miami Marlins

June 19th, 2014 at 6:46 PM
By Steve Popoloski

The New York Mets (32-40) head to South Beach to face the Miami Marlins(36-35) Thursday evening at Marlins Park. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM. Both teams come in struggling, as the Mets have dropped twelve of their last sixteen, while the Marlins have won just two of their last nine.

Local Media Coverage

TV – SNY
Radio – WOR

Mets Starting Lineup

  1. LF Eric Young Jr.
  2. 2B Daniel Murphy
  3. 3B David Wright
  4. 1B Eric Campbell
  5. RF Curtis Granderson
  6. CF Chris Young
  7. C Taylor Teagarden
  8. SS Ruben Tejada
  9. SP Zack Wheeler

Zack Wheeler (2-7, 4.38) will look to rebound from a pair of brutal starts in which he allowed four runs on six hits while failing to go longer than five innings in both. He's winless in three starts this month, with his last win coming on May 29.

Andrew Heaney (0-0, 0.00) makes his big league debut Thursday after lighting up AA and AAA during the early stages of 2014. The Marlins top pitching prospect has a cumulative 13-12 record with a 2.47 ERA and 79 strikeouts in 76 2/3 minor league innings this season.

Pre-Game Notes

  • Giancarlo Stanton continues to lead the Marlins and the entire National League in homers (20) and RBI (57)
Tags: Andrew Heaney, Baseball, Marlins Park, Miami Marlins, MLB, New York, New York Mets, Zack Wheeler

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