Preview: Mets at Astros May 14, 2011

New York Mets (18-20) at Houston Astros (14-24) 4:05pm

R.A. Dickey (1-4 4.50) vs. J.A. Happ (2-4 5.75)

TV: WPIX   Radio: WFAN

What to watch: The Mets can win another road series with a win this afternoon behind Dickey in this battle of the pitchers that go by initials instead of names. Dickey’s pitching has been inconsistent this season and he hasn’t won a game since April 3rd. But in two starts on the road this season he’s been great with a 1.32 ERA.

Happ has been inconsistent for the Astros too. His last start in Pittsburgh was decent, a no-decision that the Astros lost. He went 6 innings and allowed 2 runs on 6 hits and 4 walks. Generally, he’s been getting hit pretty hard though, the league is hitting .285 against him.

Author: Dave Doyle

Frequently disappointed Mets fan

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