The Mets (72-69, 16.0 GB in NL East, 4.0 GB for second Wild Card) finish their series with the Philadelphia Phillies (73-68, 15.0 GB in NL East, 3.0 GB for second Wild Card) on Sunday at 1:10 p.m. on SNY.
The Mets lost to the Phillies 5-0 Saturday night, as the team has now been shut out nine times this season. Marcus Stroman had another rough outing, allowing four earned runs on 10 hits in just four innings. Jed Lowrie made his Mets debut as a pinch hitter, going 0-for-1 with a strikeout. The Mets have won 10 of its last 13 series and are 8-8 in rubber matches this season.
|Jeff McNeil, 3B||Cesar Hernandez, 2B|
|Pete Alonso, 1B||Jean Segura, SS|
|Michael Conforto, RF||Corey Dickerson, LF|
|Wilson Ramos, C||Rhys Hoskins, 1B|
|Robinson Cano, 2B||Scott Kingery, CF|
|J.D. Davis, LF||Adam Haseley, RF|
|Brandon Nimmo, CF||Maikel Franco, 3B|
|Amed Rosario, SS||Andrew Knapp, C|
|Noah Syndergaard, RHP||Vince Velasquez, RHP|
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Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Noah Syndergaard (10-7, 3.97 ERA) is 3-2 over his last seven starts with a 2.91 ERA and 45 strikeouts in 43.1 innings pitched. He went seven innings last time out on Sept. 9 against the Nationals, striking out 10 and allowing just three hits. It was his eighth career start with double-digit strikeouts and no walks, which is second most in Mets history behind Tom Seaver (10).
Who is starting for the Phillies?
RHP Vince Velasquez (6-7, 4.80 ERA) threw just three innings in his last start on Sept. 3 against the Reds, allowing one earned run and four hits, while striking out five. He has allowed only two runs in 10 innings pitched against the Mets this season.
The Mets will start a four-game series at home with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday at 7:10 p.m. on SNY. RHP Jacob deGrom (8-8, 2.76 ERA) gets the start for the Mets, and will go up against RHP Merill Kelly (10-13, 4.69 ERA) for the D-backs.