MMO Game Feed: Mets vs. Cubs, 8:05 p.m.

Brad Penner – USA TODAY Sports

Thursday, July 14, 2022 • 8:05 p.m. ET
Wrigley Field • Chicago, IL
RHP Carlos Carrasco (9-4, 4.55) vs. RHP Keegan Thompson (7-3, 3.04)
SNY • WCBS 880 AM • ESPN 1050

The Mets travel to Chicago after winning a critical series with the Braves. The Braves were lucky enough to take the top spot from the Mets with a sweep and the Mets managed to hold them off by taking two of three. Now the Mets head to Windy City to wrap up their terrific first half of the season.

Composition of the Mets

Range of Cubs

Carlos Carrasco gets the start for the Mets tonight. He has made 17 starts and pitched 93 innings this year with a 4.55 ERA, 3.59 FIP, 1.344 WHIP and an 88+ ERA. In Carrasco’s last two starts, he has allowed just three runs on 13 hits and three walks in 11 1/3 innings. This translates to an ERA of 2.38 and an FIP of 2.76. The Cubs have the following career numbers against Carrasco:

The Mets Draw Keegan Thompson for the opener. Keegan pitched 19 games and made 11 starts in 77 innings with a 3.04 ERA, 3.62 FIP, 1.169 WHIP and a 139+ ERA. As a starter only, he pitched 51 innings with a 3.88 ERA and 1.294 WHIP. In his last two starts, he has allowed just one earned run, three runs overall, in 9 2/3 innings while striking out 11 batters.

Keegan faced the Mets in relief last year, allowing no runs, one hit and two walks in 2 innings of work. The Mets have the following numbers against him:

Game Notes

The Mets have won 55 games before the All-Star break this season, despite the first slate being postponed due to the lockdown. It’s the second most pre-break wins in franchise history. Only the 1986 Mets (59-25) have won more games before the break.

New York is 47-5 when scoring at least four points in a game. The team’s 47 wins by scoring at least four runs is third in the majors. Their winning percentage of .904 when scoring four or more points is the best in the majors. The Mets have won 15 straight games in which they scored at least four points.

Let’s put!

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