The Mets (69-91) play the second game of their final series of the season as they face the Phillies (65-95) on Saturday night at 7:05 p.m. at Citizens Bank Park.
|Nori Aoki, RF||Cesar Hernandez, 2B|
|Jose Reyes, 2B||J.P. Crawford, SS|
|Asdrubal Cabrera, 3B||Aaron Altherr, LF|
|Brandon Nimmo, LF||Rhys Hoskins, 1B|
|Kevin Plawecki, C||Nick Williams, RF|
|Dominic Smith, 1B||Odubel Herrera, CF|
|Amed Rosario, SS||Maikel Franco, 3B|
|Juan Lagares, CF||Jorge Alfaro, C|
|Seth Lugo, P||Henderson Alvarez, P|
Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Seth Lugo (4.72 ERA/3.92 FIP, 1.37 WHIP), who threw six scoreless innings against the Braves in his last outing. In September, he's 2-2 with a 4.35 ERA in five starts.
In his last start against the Phillies on Aug. 11, Lugo allowed five runs on eight hits and four walks in 5 1/3 innings.
Who is starting for the Phillies?
RHP Henderson Alvarez (3.60 ERA/6.05 FIP, 1.40 WHIP), who is making his third start with the Phillies this season after beginning the year with the Atlantic League's Long Island Ducks.
Alvarez completed five scoreless frames in his last start, yielding five hits and three walks.