The Mets (52-61) take on the Philadelphia Phillies (42-71) in the third game of a four-game series on Saturday at 7:05 p.m. at Citizens Bank Park.
|Brandon Nimmo, RF||Cesar Hernandez, 2B|
|Jose Reyes, 2B||Freddy Galvis, SS|
|Yoenis Cespedes, LF||Odubel Herrera, CF|
|Michael Conforto, CF||Rhys Hoskins, LF|
|Asdrubal Cabrera, 3B||Tommy Joseph, 1B|
|Dominic Smith, 1B||Nick Williams, RF|
|Travis d'Arnaud, C||Maikel Franco, 3B|
|Amed Rosario, SS||Cameron Rupp, C|
|Steven Matz, P||Aaron Nola, P|
Who is starting tonight for the Mets?
Steven Matz (2-5, 5.77 ERA) who suffered a loss in his last start against the Dodgers. He allowed five runs on six hits while striking out seven and walking two in 5.1 innings. Matz has struggled to earn a win as he is 0-4 with an 11.03 ERA in his last six starts.
Who is starting tonight for the Phillies?
Aaron Nola (8-7, 3.12 ERA) who earned a no-decision in his last start against the Rockies. He allowed two runs on six hits while striking out seven and walking two in seven innings. Nola has allowed two or fewer runs in his last nine starts.
The Mets have won five straight games at Citizens Bank Park...Amed Rosario belted his first big league homer last night to lift the Mets over the Phillies 7-6...Dominic Smith picked up his first major league hit with a single up the middle in the fourth inning...Wilmer Flores has three homers and five RBI in his last six games.