The Mets (69-90) open their final series of the season as they face the Phillies (64-95) on Friday night at 7:05 p.m. at Citizens Bank Park.
Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Matt Harvey (6.60 ERA/6.33 FIP, 1.66 WHIP), who allowed three runs on four hits while walking two and striking out two in 4.0 innings this past Saturday against the Nationals.
Harvey has allowed three or more runs in five of six starts since returning from the DL on Sept. 2.
Who is starting for the Phillies?
RHP Ben Lively (4.35 ERA/4.81 FIP, 1.31 WHIP), who allowed six runs on eight hits while walking two and striking out four in 5.0 innings last Friday against the Braves.
Lively has struck out just 51 batters in 82 2/3 innings (14 starts) this season.