Watch San Francisco Giants Vs. New York Mets Live Online Free: Mets Seek To Recover From No-Hitter
Watch the San Francisco Giants face the New York Mets live online — free and legally — from Citi Field in Flushing Meadows, New York, as the Mets look to bounce back the day after suffering a no-hitter at the hands of Giants rookie hurler Chris Heston. The Mets also need to win to hold on to sole possession of first place in the National League East, while a win for San Francisco could move the second-place Giants into a tie for the NL West lead.
To find out how to watch the San Francisco Giants vs. New York Mets game live online, streaming free and legally, see the information at the bottom of this article. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. in New York, 4:10 p.m. Pacific Time.
After Heston’s surprise no-hitter in just his 13th Major League start, the Mets send their ace to the mound in 26-year-old righthander Matt Harvey. The Giants counter with 39-year-old veteran Tim Hudson.
Only five Giants hitters have ever faced Harvey, who enters the game at 6-3 with a solid 3.05 ERA and an impressive 80 strikeouts against just 12 walks in 73 2/3 innings pitched in 2015 — his first year back after missing all of 2014 to recover from Tommy John surgery.
Of the Giants hitters with limited experience against Harvey, only catcher Buster Posey has shown much success, with four hits and a walk in only six plate appearances against the Mets starter. Posey has one hime run off pf Harvey in those four hits.
Mets batters are more familiar with Hudson, who is pitching in his 17th Major League season. In other words, Matt Harvey was 10-years-old when Hudson made his big league debut in 1999, for the Oakland A’s.
The Mets’ Lucas Duda has the most experience against Hudson, facing him 36 times with 12 hits, including a home run and three walks against the San Francisco righthander, who brings a 3-5 record and 4.41 ERA into the game against New York.
Harvey is getting back on track after struggling in May when he started five games, going 0-3 with two no-decisions. But in his first June outing, Harvey fanned nine in seven string innings as the Mets went on beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2.
To watch the San Francisco Giants vs. New York Mets game live online free, go to MLB.TV at this link, where the streaming subscription service of Major League Baseball is offering the matchup as its “Free Game of the Day,” meaning the game may be viewed by anyone, without a fee.
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