New York Yankees vs New York Mets – 4/25/15 MLB Fantasy Sports, Baseball Picks, Odds & Predictions
It will be Game 2 of the Subway Series as the New York Yankees will host the New York Mets from Major League Baseball action slated for Saturday April 25th. Yankees Stadium will host his interleague game on Fox Sports 1 at 4:10PM Eastern Time. Let’s look at these Baseball rosters for fantasy mock draft managers.
The New York Mets long winning streak was snapped as they were beaten in the opener of this series. Still the Mets have a record of 13-4 and sits four games in the loss column over the second place Atlanta Braves in the NL East division. The Mets have gotten great pitching on the year as the club is third in ERA at 3.02 and the number one pitching staff with quality starts at 12 season to date. Veteran Bartolo Colon leads the Mets starting staff with four wins. Jon Niese sits with an ERA of 1.50.
With the 6-1 home win to the New York Mets in the opener of this series the Bronx Bombers moved to 10-7 and sit tied for first place in the AL East division with the Boston Red Sox. Their offense which was supposed to be a weakness for this team has delivered as the Yankees are second best in Major League Baseball in runs scored at 5.35 per game. They have slugged 24 home runs in 17 games good for second best in Major League Baseball Mark Teixeira had seven home runs and is bouncing back after an injury plagued season he had in 2014. The Yankees pitching staff is seventh in ERA at 3.21 season to date.
New York Mets 1B: Lucas Duda won the first baseman job last year. He leads the team in hitting at.333 batting average with a homer and an RBI. He has hits in eight of ten games. He draws walks which has raised his on base percentage to .414.
New York Mets SS: Wilmer Flores was the much maligned shortstop for the Mets. Many industry pundits claimed this was the weakest bat in the lineup and were critical of Flores’ defense. He is hitting .275 with three homers and ten RBI’s. With a hit on Friday Wilmer Flores has hits in six straight games.
New York Mets LF: Michael Cuddyer is a career .279 hitter. He is off to a .254 batting average start to the year. Cuddyer is in a slump right now going hitless in four straight games as he is 0 for 14.
New York Mets CF: Juan Lagares had his nine game hit streak snapped in the loss to the Yankees in Game 1 of the subway series. During the hitting streak Lagares had just three multiple hit games which explains the .254 batting average.
New York Mets P: Matt Harvey is coming off Tommy John surgery that saw him miss last season Harvery is 3-0 on the year with an ERA of 3.50 in his three starts. The Mets ace has 24 strikeouts in his 18 innings of work.
New York Yankees LF: Brett Gardner is hitting .304 with a home run and 4 RBI’s. He is coming off a productive game in the series opener with two hits in four at bats with a run scored against the Yankees.
New York Yankees CF: Jacoby Ellsbury will carry a three game in streak into Saturday’s game after a 2 for 5 game on Friday raised his average up to .294. He had his first homer of the year in the wins against the Mets.
New York Yankees DH: After a missing full season Alex Rodriguez is hitting .269 and has 4 home runs and 11 RBI’s in this young season. AROD has 14 walks which contributed to an on base percentage of .424.
New York Yankees C: Brian McCann struggled at the plate in his first year with the Yankees last year. He raised his average to .245 after a 2 for 4 night on Friday with a run scored against the Mets.
New York Yankees P: C.C. Sabathia is 0-3 on the year with an ERA of 4.35. After two rough outings to start the season Sabathia threw eight innings in his last start at Detroit on Monday and allowed just two earned runs in a hard luck 2-1 road defeat at Detroit.
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P: Matt Harvey (Mets)
CF: Jacoby Ellsbury (Yankees)
DH: Alex Rodriguez (Yankees)
LF: Brett Gardner (Yankees)
1B: Lucas Duda (Mets)
SS: Wilmer Flores (Mets)