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Giants vs. Mets, MLB Schedule Preview: Giants Turn to Jonathan Sanchez For Series Sweep At Citi Field

The San Francisco Giants are on their last stop of their elongated road trip, and trying to head back to the bay with a series sweep under the belt. The New York Mets aren’t going to give in to the Giants demands, but Jonathan Sanchez will do whatever he can to make the sweep a reality.

Sanchez (2-1 2.73 ERA) is set to take on the Mets Mike Pelfrey (1-3 7.39 ERA) this morning, hoping that the Giants can muster enough runs to get the Sanchize a win. San Francisco currently leads the majors with the most games decided by three runs or less with 24, so needless to say they need to get hot this afternoon; especially since the G-Men have lost 8 of the last 13 games.

The Giants haven’t swept the Mets in New York since May 7-9 2002, but currently have won 6 of the last 7 meetings with New York, outscoring them 29-19 in that span.

First pitch is set for 10:10 PT this morning and can be found on CSN Bay Area, MLB Network, and KNBR 680 AM.

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