The Mets will play the second game of their three-game series against the Phillies on Tuesday at 7:05 p.m. at Citizens Bank Park.
The Mets have posted a .688 winning percentage (11-5) in the month of September, which ranks fourth-best in the majors and first in the NL ... The Mets have now won the season series vs. Philadelphia seven straight years ... The Mets are 44-20 at Citizens Bank Park since 2012 and have hit 31 home runs at the park since last season.
|Amed Rosario, SS||Cesar Hernandez, 2B|
|Jeff McNeil, 2B||Rhys Hoskins, LF|
|Michael Conforto, LF||Roman Quinn, CF|
|Jay Bruce, RF||Carlos Santana, 1B|
|Todd Frazier, 3B||Aaron Altherr, RF|
|Brandon Nimmo, CF||J.P. Crawford, 3B|
|Dominic Smith, 1B||Scott Kingery, SS|
|Kevin Plawecki, C||Jorge Alfaro, C|
|Steven Matz, LHP||Aaron Nola, RHP|
Who is starting for the Mets?
LHP Steven Matz (4.18 ERA/4.68 FIP, 1.236 WHIP in 140 innings), who has posted a 2.67 ERA with 35 strikeouts in his last five outings. He has made a career-high 27 starts this season, surpassing his previous career-high of 22 starts, which he set in 2016. Matz allowed two runs on three hits in five innings against the Phillies on Sept. 7.
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Who is starting for the Phillies?
RHP Aaron Nola (2.42 ERA/2.97 FIP, 0.971 WHIP in 193.2 innings), who has pitched seven innings in three straight starts against the Mets dating back to July 9. He most recently allowed three runs in seven innings and struck out eight batters against the Mets on Sept. 7.
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More game notes
Michael Conforto tallied a career-best six RBI on Monday night and has hit 12 homers since Aug. 12 ... Conforto has 22 RBI this month, which is the most in the majors, and is tied for the most home runs in the month, with seven ... Amed Rosario is hitting .367 in 17 games against the Phillies this season ... Brandon Nimmo is batting .344 with 12 doubles and 15 RBI since Aug. 7.