Atlanta Braves @New York Mets
Tuesday, 8/26 7:10 PM
Alex Wood, LHP (6-8, 2.83 ERA/3.44 FIP/3.44 xFIP) vs Dillon Gee, RHP (4-6, 3.84 ERA/4.62 FIP/4.27 xFIP)
Wood is 2-1 with a 1.89 ERA over his last five starts. He gave up three runs on six hits over six innings against the Mets in a no-decision on June 30. In four career starts against New York, he is 0-1 with a 4.19 ERA.
Wednesday, 8/27 7:10 PMSince returning from the disabled list just before the All-Star break, Gee has gone 1-5 with a 5.06 ERA. He last faced the Braves on July 9, holding them to one run in seven innings -- one of two quality starts in his last eight attempts.
Julio Teheran, RHP (12-9, 2.96 ERA/3.52 FIP/3.74 xFIP) vs Zack Wheeler, RHP (9-8, 3.48 ERA/3.55 FIP/3.57 xFIP)
Teheran tossed six scoreless innings in a win over the Reds last Thursday. He is 2-1 with a 3.77 ERA in six games (five starts) against the Mets.
Wheeler's last start in Oakland was hardly his best, though two of the four runs he allowed in 5 2/3 innings were unearned. He is on a personal six-game winning streak and the Mets have won seven of the last 10 games he has started.
Thursday, 8/28 7:10 PM
Mike Minor, LHP (5-8, 4.90 ERA/4.52 FIP/3.73 xFIP) vs Jon Niese, LHP (7-9, 3.47 ERA/3.92 FIP/3.80 xFIP)
Minor flirted with a no-hitter last Friday against the Reds, losing it with two outs in the eighth on a Billy Hamilton single. He has a 2.53 ERA over his last three starts. In 11 career starts against the Mets, Minor is 4-2 with a 4.86 ERA.
Three errors behind Niese hurt him in Friday's loss to the Dodgers, resulting in three unearned runs. Niese otherwise pitched fine, holding Los Angeles to two other runs in 6 2/3 innings. He is 6-5 with a 3.48 career ERA against the Braves.