Monday, July 04, 2005

Preview of Monday's Games (7/4)

New York Mets @ Washington
Game Time: 1:05 p.m.
Location: RFK Stadium

NYM: 40-41 (5th in NL East, 10 behind Washington)
WAS: 50-31 (1st in NL East, 5.5 ahead of Atlanta)

Pitching Match-up
NYM: Kazuhisa Ishii (2-7, 5.68 ERA)
WAS: John Patterson (3-2, 3.17 ERA)

Coming off of two straight series sweeps, the Nationals look for their seventh straight win against the Mets at RFK.

Orioles @ New York Yankees
Game Time: 1:05 p.m.
Location: Yankee Stadium

BAL: 44-37 (2nd in AL East, 2.5 behind Boston, 2.5 ahead of New York)
NYY: 50-31 (3rd in AL East, 5 behind Boston)

Pitching Match-up
BAL: Bruce Chen (6-5, 3.54 ERA)
NYY: Tanyon Sturtze (2-1, 3.43 ERA)

Bruce Chen returns to the lineup after missing a start with an injured big toe.

The Orioles look to continue their success against the Yankees. The O's are 6-2 against New York so far this year.

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