San Francisco (27-26) at NY Mets (32-20) 7:10 pm EDT
FLUSHING, New York (Ticker) -- Tom Glavine will not get to 300
wins this season, but he sure is pitching as if he plans on it.
Barry Bonds' Lowest Career BA*
* Current NL Stadiums, Minimum 100 AB
The veteran lefthander looks for his seventh straight win Friday
when the New York Mets kick off a three-game series against the
San Francisco Giants.The 40-year-old Glavine (8-2, 2.59 ERA) is 6-0 with a 2.27 ERA
in his last six starts, giving the two-time Cy Young Award
winner 283 wins for his major league career.In his last outing Saturday, Glavine yielded three runs in 7 2/3
innings against Florida, striking out nine without a walk in a
7-4 victory.Glavine is 4-1 with a 1.38 ERA in six home starts this season
and 19-15 with a 3.62 ERA all-time against San Francisco. He
will try and keep a good thing going for the Mets, who have won
four of their last five games and posted a 1-0, 13-inning
triumph over Arizona on Wednesday.The Giants enter on the heels of a series loss to Florida. They
did, however, salvage Wednesday's series finale, 6-1, behind 5
2/3 strong innings from Jason Schmidt and a two-run homer by
Steve Finley.San Francisco's Matt Cain (3-5, 5.07) has been masterful in his
last two starts, yielding a total of one run in 14 2/3 innings.
He yielded one run and two hits in 5 2/3 frames Saturday in a
4-1 triumph against Colorado.Cain's first victory this season came against New York on April
24, when he allowed two runs in seven innings in a 6-2 win.