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Houston Astros @ NY Mets, 12:10PM CST

Astros @ Mets
Roy Oswalt VS Pedro Martinez
Roy Oswalt Pedro Martinez
14 - 6, 3.35 1 - 0, 3.60

Now here's a pitching matchup to be excited about! Roy Oswalt VS Pedro Martinez! I have to admit, I'm a Pedro fan. I don't know why, I just am. I know he's cocky(not Barry Bonds cocky), but I still like him. I'd like for him to get shelled today for about 9 runs though. The Astros are looking for Roy to stop their current 4 game skid in which they've given up 33 runs while scoring 9.

Last time out, Roy showed that he was human giving up 5 runs in just 5.2 innings earning a no decision. Before his last outing, Roy was 6 - 0 in his last 7 games started while only allowing 5 total runs in those games. Hopefully Roy can return to that form.

Pedro on the other hand has only made 1 start this season after being out of commision for 11 months due to rotator cuff surgery. Pedro did well in his last start going 5 innings and giving up 2 runs. His fast ball isn't what it used to be, but he's still got good control and knows how to use the pitches he has effectively to keep hitters from getting good wood on the ball.

Astros Mets
Pence, CF
Biggio, 2B
Berkman, 1B
Lee, LF
Loretta, SS
Lamb, 3B
Scott, RF
Ausmus, C
Oswalt, P
Reyes, SS
Castillo, 2B
Beltran, CF
Alou, LF
Green, 1B
Lo Duca, C
Gotay, 3B
Chavez, RF
Martinez, P