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Gameday: Pirates at Mets, Aug. 14, 2015 |

Gameday: Pirates at Mets, Aug. 14, 2015

| Thursday, August 13, 2015 8:45 p.m


at Mets

7:10 p.m.

Citi Field, New York.

TV/radio: Root Sports/ 93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network

Probable pitchers: Pirates LHP J.A. Happ (0-1, 8.31) vs. Mets RHP Bartolo Colon (10-11, 4.76)

next up

Saturday, 7:10 p.m.: Pirates RHP Charlie Morton (7-4, 4.48) vs. Mets LHP Jon Niese (7-9, 3.46)

Sunday, 1:10 p.m.: Pirates LHP Jeff Locke (6-7, 4.43) vs. Mets RHP Matt Harvey (10-7, 2.76)

did you know?

• After a 9-4 start to the season, Colon is 1-7 with a 5.30 ERA over his past nine outings. He failed to protect a 3-0 lead Sunday vs. the Rays.

• A Gold Glove winner last year, Mets OF Juan Lagares has devolved into a bench player because of a season-long hitting slump. His best chance for playing time is against lefty pitchers.

stats of the day


Mets 2B Daniel Murphy’s batting average with two outs and RISP over the past six seasons


Saves from 2012-14 by Mets closer Jeurys Familia, who has 32 this season.

he said it …

“I have so much fun in this game. I’ll pitch until someone comes and takes the uniform off me.”

Colon, 42, on whether he’ll retire after this season.

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