Today the trilogy that Carlos Carrasco and Pablo López starred in this 2022 campaign closes, when at 7:10 both pitchers go up to the mound of Citi Field in the district of Queens in New York.
The Flushing Meadow Corona Park, where the Metropolitans' hometown is located, right next to the famous Arthur Ashe Tennis Stadium, will be the stage where 'Cookie' Carrasco seeks his third win against his compatriot from Miami.
On June 17, it was the first time that Carrasco challenged the Marlins this season and fortunately for the man from Barquisimeto, that day, in his yard, he pitched 6.1 innings in which he allowed three runs and won the award.
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Then, on the 10th of this month, he went up to the hill of Miami's loanDepot Park and after six innings with six strikeouts and a hairline allowed, he again defeated the fish and López himself, who was severely hit in that opening. with eight runs in just three innings of work.
With a 15-6 record, Carrasco will go to his 28th appearance this season in search of a new victory that puts the Mets a few steps away from winning the NL East Pennant.
In four outings against the fish, 'Cookie' shows an ERA of 2.10 and so far remains undefeated, 3-0.
For his part, López hopes to extend his good time on the mound, because in the last two starts he has only allowed three lines in 13.1 innings for an ERA of 2.03, but it will be against some Mets, to whom he pitches for 1-3 and 11.34 EFE in this 2022 season.