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Gameday Thread, #126: 8/22 vs. Mets

Glavine (9-10, 4.26)
Webb (10-9, 3.89)

  1. Craig Counsell, 2B
  2. Royce Clayton, SS
  3. Luis Gonzalez, LF
  4. Tony Clark, 1B
  5. Troy Glaus, 3B
  6. Shawn Green, CF
  7. Chad Tracy, RF
  8. Chris Snyder, C
  9. Brandon Webb, P

Old lion, vs. young turk. Both of them bobbing around the .500 mark in wins and 4.00 for ERA. Glavine has a 2.37 ERA against AZ; Webb a 2.36 mark vs. NY. Interesting to see who'll come out on top.

The Mets are without Piazza, who broke a bone in his hand, but are still involved in the NL Wild Card hunt, despite being dead-last in the East - they're only three back of the Phillies. They're coming off home series wins against the Nationals and Phillies, but have dropped 11 of 16 on the road.

Glavine's a leftie, but still no room for Conor Jackson, though the way Clark has been hitting - and Conor hasn't, save into double plays - this probably isn't too surprising. Green starts in CF, so we'll see how his generally-perceived weakness against LHP plays out today.