Milwaukee Brewers (71-87)-New York Mets (73-85)
HELLWEG: Hellweg gave up seven hits and walked five in his last start, but the right-hander limited the Cardinals to two runs in five innings. In three road outings (two starts), he is 1-1 with a 9.35 ERA.
GEE: Gee will look to cap his solid season when he faces the Brewers in his final start. Since pitching with his job on the line at Yankee Stadium in late May, Gee has gone 10-4 with a 2.57 ERA, 103 strikeouts and 28 walks.
GALLARDO: A two-week stint on the disabled list in August seems to have done the trick for Gallardo, who is 5-2 with a 2.33 ERA and a .207 opponents' average since coming back.
TORRES: In five starts and three relief appearances, Torres has posted a 3.78 ERA over the last calendar month. Still, his 4.95 ERA as a starting pitcher this season dwarfs his 1.47 mark out of the bullpen.
NELSON: Rated the top Brewers prospect by MLB.com, Nelson will make his first Major League start in place of Wily Peralta, who was bumped because of a blister on his right index finger. Nelson has not started since Aug. 31 at Triple-A.
HARANG: Though none of Harang's three starts with the Mets have been pretty, he has allowed three or fewer earned runs in each of them. Harang will receive one last start Saturday before heading into free agency this winter.
HELLWEG: The first pitch of Hellweg's Major League career was 87 mph, a sign of nerves for a pitcher who usually pumps 96-98 mph heat. Brewers manager Ron Roenicke has encouraged Hellweg to be more aggressive this time.
TBA: Collins has not decided on whether he will start Jon Niese or Daisuke Matsuzaka on short rest. Signs point to Niese pitching in the season finale.
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