September 5, 2011
7:10 PM ET
Sun Life Stadium, Florida
NEW YORK METS
Starting Pitcher: Chris Capuano (10-11, 4.41 ERA)
Capuano's last start was against the Marlins, going five innings and giving up two runs on seven hits. In his career, he is 7-11 in the month of September, with a 4.68 ERA.
Starting Pitcher: Javier Vazquez (8-11, 4.42 ERA)
Vazquez recorded his 2,500 career strikeout in his last start against the Mets. He shut out the Mets and allowed just three hits to earn his eighth win of the season. In his career, he is 11-9 with a 2.98 ERA against New York.
Reyes-SS, Tejada-2B, Duda-RF, Wright-3B, Pagan-CF, Bay-LF, Evans-1B, Thole-C, Capuano-P
Bonifacio SS, Infante 2B, Lopez 3B, Sanchez 1B, Morrison LF, Cameron CF, Petersen RF, Buck C, Vazquez P
According to Adam Rubin, Ike Davis has said he will not undergo surgery on his ankle. He has been pain free for the past two weeks.
Rubin also reported that from September 9-18, Tim Teufel will join the team as an extra coach. From September 20 until the end of the season, Wally Backman will be with the team.
There has also been word that Chris Schwinden, Mike Baxter, and Valentino Pascucci are being called up.