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Game Thread 6/14: Braves at Mets

If the first two games of this series are any indication, then the rubber game between the Braves and Mets should be an extremely exciting affair.

After two action-packed games, the Braves and Mets are going to square off in the rubber game of what's been an extremely interesting series. It's been close and hard-fought throughout, but that's normally the case when these two teams face off.

Today, we were supposed to see the Mets send Noah Syndergaard to the mound, but I guess that they're still doing that whole six-man rotation thing, because there's been a change of plans since our series preview. Dillon Gee is today's starter, and he'll be squaring off against Mike Foltynewicz. It isn't exactly the battle of two hot prospects that we advertised, but it should still be an interesting pitching matchup nonetheless.

Here are the lineups:

Today's Lineups

Jace Peterson - 2B Curtis Granderson - RF
Cameron Maybin - CF Juan Lagares - CF
Freddie Freeman - 1B Lucas Duda - 1B
Nick Markakis - RF Travis d'Arnaud - C
Juan Uribe - 3B Wilmer Flores - SS
Kelly Johnson - LF Darrell Ceciliani - LF
Andrelton Simmons - SS Ruben Tejada - 3B
Christian Bethancourt - C Dilson Herrera - 2B
Mike Foltynewicz - RHP Dillon Gee - RHP

And here's further data on Gee:

Trajectory and Movement - from 01/01/2015 to 01/01/2016

Pitch Type Count Freq Velo (mph) pfx HMov (in.) pfx VMov (in.) H. Rel (ft.) V. Rel (ft.)
Fourseam 81 15.08% 89.92 -5.42 8.53 -1.18 5.58
Sinker 206 38.36% 90.66 -9.34 5.06 -1.38 5.53
Change 99 18.44% 83.32 -9.29 1.81 -1.26 5.53
Slider 83 15.46% 83.55 2.96 1.38 -1.37 5.51
Curve 47 8.75% 75.57 9.36 -7.82 -1.32 5.51
Cutter 21 3.91% 86.89 0.35 3.68 -1.46 5.53

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