The San Francisco Giants are spending this whole week in the Big Apple with a pair of three-game series versus the New York Mets and Yankees.
This is the first time the Giants are playing six or more games in New York in the same week since September 2-8, 1957.
The 69-81 Giants open up a three-game affair tonight at Citi Field against the 67-82 Mets as both teams sit in fourth place in their respective divisions. The Giants are 13-16 this season facing the National League East and 6-6 on the road.
Tonight's matchup is between Yusmeiro Petit (3-0) and Zack Wheeler (7-5) at 4:10 pm. Petit is 2-0 in his last three starts with a 2.18 ERA and 24 strikeouts.
Wednesday has Matt Cain (8-9) taking on Aaron Harang (5-12) at 4:10 pm. Cain is 5-5 in his career with a 4.00 ERA versus the Mets.
Thursday's series finale is a lefty matchup featuring Madison Bumgarner (12-9) and Jon Niese (7-7) at 10:10 am. Bumgarner is 1-0 with a 2.08 ERA with 13 strikeouts in 13 innings.
The Giants are 0-3 this season against the Mets and 8-6 at Citi Field since the ballpark opened up in 2009.
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