The Mets (59-78) continue their series against the Phillies (52-85) at Citi Field tonight at 7:10 p.m. on SNY.
Who is starting tonight for the Mets?
RHP Jacob deGrom (3.43 ERA/3.56 FIP, 1.17 WHIP), who allowed four runs (three earned) on six hits while walking three and striking out five on Aug. 31 against the Reds.
DeGrom has struck out 206 batters in 178 2/3 innings (27 starts) this season. Along with Tom Seaver, Dwight Gooden, and David Cone, deGrom is the only pitcher in team history to have multiple 200-strikeout seasons.
Who is starting tonight for the Phillies?
RHP Ben Lively (4.22 ERA/4.90 FIP, 1.37 WHIP), who allowed two runs on seven hits while walking one and striking out five in 6.0 innings on Aug. 31 against the Marlins.