Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Baxter Bats Leadoff As Mets Try To Rebound After Terrible Loss: Mets Lineup Vs. Pirates

Mike Baxter is being rewarded for his solid play and is not only starting tonight, but is batting leadoff. Baxter, who is hitting .390 with 7 doubles and 8 RBI.

Ike Davis will get the start at 1B, and looks to finally break out of this season long slump. There has been a lot of chatter about sending Fearless down to Buffalo, but Collins is trying to be patient with his first baseman.

RA Dickey gets the start and is looking for his 6th win. The knuckler looks to get the Mets back on the winning track.

Tonight's Mets lineup:

1.  Baxter - LF
2.  Nieuwenhuis - CF
3.  Wright - 3B
4.  Duda - RF
5.  Murphy - 2B
6.  Davis - 1B
7.  Cedeno - SS
8.  Nickeas - C
9.  Dickey - RSP

Source: Baseball Reference

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