The Mets (8-7) wrap up their three-game series against the Phillies (5-9) at Citi Field on Thursday at 7:10 p.m. On the strength of two Jay Bruce home runs, the Mets beat the Phillies, 5-4, on Wednesday night.
Jeurys Familia, who spent the first 15 games on the suspension list due to the alleged domestic violence incident he was involved in during the offseason, was activated before the game.
Who is starting tonight for the Mets?
Noah Syndergaard, who allowed two runs (one earned) on six hits while walking none and striking out four in 6.0 innings this past Friday against the Marlins.
He has a 0.95 ERA and 0.84 WHIP and has walked none while striking out 20 in 19.0 innings (three starts) this season, while having yet to allow a home run.
Who is starting tonight for the Phillies?
Aaron Nola, who allowed one run on six hits while walking none and striking out six this past Friday against the Nationals.
He has a 3.27 ERA and 1.36 WHIP and has walked two while striking out 13 in 11.0 innings (two starts) this season.
With Lucas Duda out, Jay Bruce will start at first base with Yoenis Cespedes, Michael Conforto, and Curtis Granderson in the outfield from left to right.