After Thursday's doubleheader, the Mets take on the Phillies again Friday night at 6:05 at Citizens Bank Park.
The Mets have scored 46 runs in their past three games. Prior to that, they had scored 46 runs in their previous 10 games combined. ... Austin Jackson has a .379/.423/.591 batting line with two home runs and nine RBIs in 19 games since joining the Mets.
|Amed Rosario, SS||Cesar Hernandez, 2B|
|Jeff McNeul, 2B||Rhys Hoskins, LF|
|Austin Jackson, CF||Asdrubal Cabrera, SS|
|Michael Conforto, RF||Nick Williams, RF|
|Todd Frazier, 3B||Carlos Santana, 1B|
|Jose Bautista, 1B||Maikel Franco, 3B|
|Kevin Plawecki, C||Roman Quinn, CF|
|Noah Syndergaard, RHP||Jorge Alfaro, C|
|Jack Reinheimer, LF||Aaron Nola, RHP|
Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Noah Syndergaard (8-2, 3.22 ERA), who has won back-to-back starts for the third time this season. ... When Syndergaard last faced the Phillies on April 4, he allowed two runs and four hits in four innings. ... The 25-year-old Syndergaard is 2-0 with a 1.93 ERA in three career starts at Citizens Bank Park.
Who is starting for the Phillies?
RHP Aaron Nola (13-3, 2.28 ERA), who threw six scoreless innings against the San Diego Padres last Saturday. ... Nola struck out 10 batters and threw seven scoreless innings of one-hit ball when he faced the Mets on July 9. ... At home, he is 8-0 with a 2.07 ERA.
More Mets notes
Mets relievers have a 3.29 ERA in the month of August, which ranks eighth in the majors in that timeframe. ... Robert Gsellman has not allowed a run in any of his last six outings. ... While he had a .277/.329/.488 batting line with the Mets, Asdrubal Cabrera is slashing just .222/.279/.381 in 17 games with the Phillies.