The Mets take on the Phillies on Saturday afternoon at 4:05 p.m. at Citizens Bank Park.
The Mets are 6-4 in their last 10 games and have won eight of their last 14 games. ... The Mets have won 19 of their last 25 series
vs. the Phillies. ... Jacob deGrom has held opponents to three runs or less in 21 straight starts, the second-longest single-season streak in franchise history.
|Amed Rosario, SS||Cesar Hernandez, 2B|
|Jeff McNeul, 2B||Rhys Hoskins, LF|
|Wilmer Flores, 1B||Carlos Santana, 1B|
|Michael Conforto, RF||Wilson Ramos, C|
|Todd Frazier, 3B||Nick Williams, RF|
|Austin Jackson, CF||Maikel Franco, 3B|
|Jose Bautista, RF||Odubel Herrera, CF|
|Devin Mesoraco, C||Scott Kingery, SS|
|Jacob deGrom, RHP||Jake Arrieta, RHP|
Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Jacob deGrom (7-7, 1.81 ERA), who picked up his second straight win in his last start against the Yankees, giving up two runs in 6.2 innings.
DeGrom is one of the Cy Young favorites and has thrown 16 consecutive quality starts.
Who is starting for the Phillies?
RHP Jake Arrieta (9-7, 3.33 ERA), who gave up five runs in five innings in his last start against the Padres.
Against the Mets in May, Arrieta threw 7.1 scoreless innings with five strikeouts and two walks.
More Mets notes
DeGrom leads the majors with a 1.81 ERA, is second in the NL and sixth in the majors with 195 strikeouts. ... Amed Rosario is hitting .350 (14-40) with three doubles, two homers, nine RBI and nine runs scored in his last nine games. ... Michael Conforto has 11 home runs and 33 RBI in 40 career games vs. Philadelphia, his highest totals vs. any opponent.
The Mets and Phillies finish their series on Sunday with Jason Vargas facing off against Nick Pivetta.