Tuesday, June 13, 2006
Milledge is batting .256, with 3 doubles, 2 triples, 2 HRs and 10 RBI. He's also thrown out 2 runners since replacing the injured Xavier Nady (appendectomy) and Cliff Floyd (sprained ankle) in the outfield.
The Mets (39-23) open a 3-game series with the Phillies (33-20) tonight at Citizens Band Park: Tom Glavine (9-2) vs. Ryan Madsen (6-3), 7:05 pm start on SNY & WFAN. The Mets have won 6 in a row and are leading the Phils by 6.5 games.
The Yankees (35-26) face off against the Indians (30-32) at home: Chieng-Ming Wong (6-2) vs. Paul Byrd (5-4), 7:05 pm start on YES and WCBS Radio. The Yanks are 1 game behind the Bosox (36-25), despite losing 4 straight. Boston's in Minnesota. Great matchup: Curt Schilling (9-2) vs. Johann Santana (6-4).