After Wilmer Flores hit a walk-off home run in Game 1, the Mets and Phillies play Game 2 of a doubleheader at Citi Field on Monday at 8:05 p.m. on SNY.
Mets Game Notes...
Jacob deGrom was named to his second All-Star Game on Sunday and currently leads the majors with a 1.79 ERA. ... The Mets have won 19 of their last 24 series against the Phillies. ... This is the first of two doubleheaders the Mets and Phillies have together this season (Aug. 16 in Philadelphia). ... New York activated Jerry Blevins off the bereavement list prior to Game 2 and designated Chris Beck for assignment.
|Cesar Hernandez, 2B||Amed Rosario, SS|
|Rhys Hoskins, LF||Brandon Nimmo, CF|
|Nick Williams, RF||Wilmer Flores, 2B|
|Carlos Santana, 1B||Michael Conforto, LF|
|Aaron Altherr, CF||Dominic Smith, 1B|
|Scott Kingery, SS||Kevin Plawecki, C|
|Jorge Alfaro, C||Kevin Kaczmarski, RF|
|Maikel Franco, 3B||Jose Reyes, 3B|
|Aaron Nola, RHP||Corey Oswalt, RHP|
Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Corey Oswalt (0-1, 7.94 ERA), who allowed two runs and five hits in four innings when he faced the Toronto Blue Jays last Wednesday. ... The 24-year-old Oswalt has allowed eight runs and 11 hits in 6 2/3 innings in two MLB starts, both since June 29. ... With Triple-A Las Vegas, Oswalt went 4-4 with a 5.32 ERA in 10 starts, striking out 49 batters in 47 1/3 innings.
Who is starting for the Phillies?
RHP Aaron Nola (11-2 2.41 ERA), who has won three starts in a row. ... In his last outing, Nola struck out nine batters and allowed one run in seven innings against the Baltimore Orioles last Wednesday. ... Nola is 1-0 with a 2.45 ERA in two starts this season against the Mets, giving up three runs and 13 hits in 11 innings.