The Orioles have not won a game since May 25. Alex Cobb has only one victory all season. That doesn't sound very good for the O's. However, the Mets have been pretty awful lately as well. Tonight's hosts have yet to win in the month of May, and they have gone 3-11 in their last 14 games.
Something interesting to watch will be how Austin Wynns performs behind the plate. He is the O's 22nd-ranked prospect and the 27-year-old has been crushing left-handed pitching in Triple-A Norfolk this season. Surely, he can't be worse than Caleb Joseph or Andrew Susac has been in Baltimore, right? Even if he provides nothing with the bat but gives the team stellar defense then it will be a welcome addition.
What else is there to really look forward to in this game? Well, you get to see Alex Cobb hit. That's kind of neat. In his career, he is 1-for-17 with an RBI and six strikeouts. His one hit was a double off of St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn back in 2014. He's no Zach Britton with the bat.
Other than that, you may be better off just looking over the Orioles draft picks and getting unnecessarily upset about the selections. Most of them will not be major leaguers. For some of them, the reason they won't be will be because this organization will break. But, a couple of them will prevail and get to the show, and that's something.
|BALTIMORE ORIOLES||NEW YORK METS|
|Trey Mancini - LF||Brandon Nimmo - LF|
|Adam Jones - CF||Asdrubal Cabrera - 2B|
|Manny Machado - SS||Michael Conforto - CF|
|Danny Valencia - 3B||Todd Frazier - 3B|
|Mark Trumbo - RF||Jay Bruce - RF|
|Jonathan Schoop - 2B||Kevin Plawecki - C|
|Chris Davis - 1B||Adrian Gonzalez - 1B|
|Austin Wynns - C||Jason Vargas - LHP|
|Alex Cobb - RHP||Amed Rosario - SS|