The pitching matchups for this weekend's series against the Nationals favor the Mets, and here are the reasons why:
Game 1: Scott Olsen vs. Johan Santana
Game 3: Jordan Zimmerman vs. Oliver Perez
Sandy Koufax, age 27 statistics: 311 IP, 1.88 ERA, 5.28 K/BB
Oliver Perez is 27 years old. You do the math.
Check out Mets Geek for a more in-depth look at Olsen, Cabrera, and Zimmerman.