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Game Thread 9/19: Braves vs. Mets

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No Heyward tonight. BLEH.

Scott Cunningham

Jason Heyward is out with a sore thumb, so Ryan Doumit is starting, and Andrelton is still batting second. BARF!

Today's Lineups

NEW YORK METS ATLANTA BRAVES
Eric Young Jr. - LF Phil Gosselin - 3B
Daniel Murphy - 3B Andrelton Simmons - SS
Travis d'Arnaud - C Freddie Freeman - 1B
Lucas Duda - 1B Justin Upton - LF
Wilmer Flores - SS Christian Bethancourt - C
Curtis Granderson - RF Ryan Doumit - RF
Matt den Dekker - CF Tommy La Stella - 2B
Dilson Herrera - 2B B.J. Upton - CF
Zack Wheeler - RHP Julio Teheran - RHP

Wheeler's pitch usage and outcomes - 2014

Fourseam Sinker Slider Curve Change
LHH
All Counts 45% 17% 11% 16% 11%
First Pitch 50% 16% 9% 22% 4%
Batter Ahead 49% 18% 10% 9% 14%
Even 44% 16% 11% 19% 10%
Pitcher Ahead 41% 18% 12% 20% 9%
Two Strikes 39% 16% 18% 16% 11%
RHH
All Counts 43% 19% 20% 15% 3%
First Pitch 52% 19% 16% 11% 2%
Batter Ahead 44% 20% 19% 10% 5%
Even 46% 18% 19% 15% 2%
Pitcher Ahead 36% 20% 20% 21% 2%
Two Strikes 38% 17% 22% 21% 3%
Pitch Type Count Foul/
Swing
Whiff/
Swing
GB/BIP LD/BIP FB/BIP PU/BIP GB/FB HR/
(FB+LD)
Fourseam 1353 45.73 23.45 49.73 23.53 21.39 5.35 232.50 7.14
Sinker 558 43.36 18.75 53.54 27.27 15.15 4.04 353.33 2.38
Change 224 29.13 20.39 50.00 25.00 17.31 7.69 288.89 9.09
Slider 462 34.86 28.90 62.65 25.30 9.64 2.41 650.00 10.34
Curve 481 28.40 38.46 67.86 14.29 12.50 5.36 542.86 13.33

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