It’s a big week for Major League Baseball fans everywhere! Tonight, all eyes will be on Citi Field, as the New York Mets go up against the San Francisco Giants in the National League Wild Card Game! Without a doubt, fans have been looking at the New York Mets lineup and the San Francisco Giants lineup, in order to see who fares better on paper.
But the real question is, who fares better on the field? Since tonight’s win-or-go-home game is being hosted by the Mets, some fans may be looking more closely at the New York Mets roster, while other fans and pundits favor the San Francisco Giants roster.
New York Mets
Tonight’s Lineup: Jose Reyes, Asdrubal Cabrera, Yoenis Cespedes, Curtis Granderson, Jay Bruce, T.J. Rivera, James Loney, Rene Rivera, and Noah Syndergaard.
San Francisco Giants
Tonight’s Lineup: Denard Span, Brandon Belt, Buster Posey, Hunter Pence, Brandon Crawford, Angel Pagan, Joe Panik, Connor Gillaspie, and Madison Bumgarner.
While many have focused on both teams’ respective rosters, most fans are looking at San Francisco Giants’ pitcher, Madison Bumgarner and New York Mets’ pitcher, Noah Syndergaard. Both pitchers are going to be watched heavily by fans and sports experts alike. In most cases, a great pitcher is the difference between winning and losing a game.
Tonight’s National League game winner will advance to play the Chicago Cubs in the National League Division Series.
So make sure to watch the Mets vs. the Giants at Citi Field, Flushing, New York at 8:09 p.m. EST on Wednesday October 5.