Mike Pelfrey, RHP (4-6, 4.30)
Mets (38-39)
Dan Giese, RHP (1-2, 0.64)
Yankees (42-36)

Scouting Report:
Mets: Pelfrey walked five batters last Sunday at Coors Field, but managed to pitch out of multiple jams and blank the Rockies over 5 2/3 innings. He was inefficient but effective, throwing 98 pitches and allowing three hits. Pelfrey will start the first half of Friday's doubleheader against the Yankees. He has never faced the Yankees in his career.

Yankees: Giese threw an impressive 6 2/3 innings in his Major League starting debut against the Reds on Saturday. The right-hander recorded outs quickly and avoided long at-bats, throwing only 75 total pitches. Of those 75 tosses, 53 were strikes. Giese was tagged for three unearned runs to pick up the tough-luck loss. He gave up just four hits and struck out five with no walks. The righty's one mistake was a throwing error to second that blew a double-play opportunity. Giese retired 20 of the 25 hitters he faced in his first big league start.

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