Thursday, August 11, 2011
Mets Matinee: Hairston To Start In CF & Bat Leadoff, Evans In RF - Mets Lineup V. Padres - August 11, 2011
Scott Hairston will start for Angel Pagan and bat leadoff. Pagan will sit due to back spasms, but has said he should be available for pinch hitting duties or to come off the bench if needed. Hairston will also bat leadoff in Pagan's absence.
Nick, wow I'm not commuting to Buffalo today, Evans also gets a start in RF for the Mets after going through drills along with Murphy and Duda from coach Mookie.
Jon Niese vies for his 12th win against Cory Luebke and the San Diego Padres.
This afternoon's Mets lineup: