The Mets continue their 10-game road trip when they open a three-game set against the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday at 7:05 p.m. at Citizens Bank Park.
The Mets won three of five games when they faced the Phillies on the road from Aug. 16-19, outscoring them 43-20 in the series. ... New York has not lost three games in a row since Aug. 26-28. Since then, the Mets have won 11 of their last 17 games. ... The Mets have a better record on the road (36-38) than they do at home (33-42).
|Amed Rosario, SS||Cesar Hernandez, 2B|
|Jeff McNeil, 2B||Rhys Hoskins, LF|
|Michael Conforto, LF||Asdrubal Cabrera, 3B|
|Todd Frazier, 3B||Wilson Ramos, C|
|Brandon Nimmo, RF||Carlos Santana, 1B|
|Dominic Smith, 1B||Nick Williams, RF|
|Austin Jackson, CF||Odubel Herrera, CF|
|Tomas Nido, C||J.P. Crawford, SS|
|Zack Wheeler, RHP||Jake Arrieta, RHP|
Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Zack Wheeler (11-7, 3.23 ERA), who threw eight scoreless innings in his most recent start last Wednesday. ... Wheeler is 8-1 with a 1.32 ERA in his last 10 starts dating back to July 24. ... When he last faced Philadelphia on July 9, he allowed three runs and seven hits in 4 2/3 innings.
Who is starting for the Phillies?
RHP Jake Arrieta (10-9, 3.66 ERA), who gave up three runs in five innings last Tuesday against the Washington Nationals. ... Arrieta is 1-3 with a 5.85 ERA in his last six starts since Aug. 12. ... He has 11 strikeouts and allowed just one run and nine hits in 13 1/3 innings in two starts against the Mets this season.
More game notes
Outfielder Austin Jackson has a .167/.217/.218 batting line with one home run and six RBIs over his last 22 games. ... While Asdrubal Cabrera had a .277 batting average and an .817 OPS with the Mets, he is hitting .230 with a .679 OPS in 43 games since being traded to the Phillies. ... Since Aug. 13, Brandon Nimmo is slashing .362/.506/.652 with three home runs and 12 RBIs. The Mets are 14-8 in those games.