The Mets (72-68, 15.0 GB in NL East, 4.0 GB for second Wild Card) continue their series with the Philadelphia Phillies (72-68, 15.0 GB in NL East, 4.0 GB for second Wild Card) on Saturday at 7:10 p.m. on SNY.
Prior to Saturday's game, the Mets activated INF Jed Lowrie, recalled Drew Gagnon, and transferred Dom Smith to the 60-day IL. ... After Friday's walk-off walk, the Mets now have 18 wins this season in their final at-bats. ... Mets have won five of their last seven games and are 26-13 overall in their last 39 games. ... New York has won 12 of its 15 series since the All-Star break.
|Amed Rosario, SS||Cesar Hernandez, 2B|
|Pete Alonso, 1B||J.T. Realmuto, C|
|Jeff McNeil, 2B||Corey Dickerson, LF|
|JD Davis, LF||Rhys Hoskins, 1B|
|Michael Conforto, RF||Jean Segura, SS|
|Todd Frazier, 3B||Brad Miller, 3B|
|Juan Lagares, CF||Scott Kingery, CF|
|Tomas Nido, C||Adam Haseley, RF|
|Marcus Stroman, RHP||Drew Smyly, LHP|
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Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Marcus Stroman (7-12, 3.28 ERA), who is coming off of his best start as a Met, allowing two runs in five innings of work against the Phillies on September 1. ... In six starts with the Mets, Stroman has compiled a 4.55 ERA, allowing 16 earned runs in 31.2 innings. ... Stroman has gone exactly six innings for the Mets in three of his six starts.
Who is starting for the Phillies?
LHP Drew Smyly (3-6, 6.65 ERA), who has pitched to a 4.57 ERA in his eight starts as a Phillie this season after being acquired from the Texas Rangers. ... In his last start, Smyly allowed just one earned run in 5.1 innings, scattering four hits against the Reds on September 2.
The Mets and Phillies wil wrap up their weekend set on Sunday at 1:10 p.m. at Citi Field. Noah Syndergaard (10-7, 3.97 ERA) will get the start for the Mets, while the Phillies have yet to decide on their starter.