Preview: Twins vs. N.Y. Mets (makeup game)
- Article by: La Velle E. Neal III
- Star Tribune
- August 18, 2013 - 7:15 PM
Makeup game at Target Field
Monday, 1:10 p.m. • No TV, 96.3-FM
RHP Kyle Gibson (2-3, 6.27) vs. RHP Dillon Gee (8-8, 3.79)
This is a makeup game for the meeting on April 14 that was postponed because of rain and snow. … Despite it being a makeup game, the Twins are projecting a crowd of more than 30,000. … Joe Mauer has a six-game hitting streak, during which he’s batting .429.
The Mets are on their way back from the West Coast, where they played the Padres in a weekend series. From here, the Mets head home to host the Braves. … Over his past three starts, Gee is 1-0 with a 1.74 ERA. … Catcher John Buck is away on paternity leave, and the Mets have called up prospect Travis D’Arnaud to take his place.
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