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The Mets and Phillies continue their three-game series at 7:10 pm ET on Saturday at Citi Field.

Bartolo Colon (12-10, 3.82 ERA) opposes RHP Jerome Williams (2-5, 6.71).


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The Mets scored three runs when Phillies OF Grady Sizemore dropped of a fly ball with two outs and the bases loaded as they beat the Phillies, 4-1, Friday, during which Jacob deGrom allowed one run in seven innings; Dilson Herrera was hitless with a fielding error in his debut; Eric Campbell stole home; and Jenrry Mejia became the second-youngest closer in franchise history to lock down 20 saves.

The Mets are 12-5 against the Phillies this season.


Triple-A manager Wally Backman was named Pacific Coast League Manager of the Year.

Matthew Cerrone: This will only further embolden Mets fans and media who feel Backman's time has come and that he should replace Collins as soon as next season. I don't think it matters, though. The way I understand it from team insiders, it's very unlikely that Wally is ever managing the Mets under Alderson. I do think it could work under Paul DePodesta, John Ricco or JP Ricciardi, but not Sandy. In terms of what I think >> Read more...


Sandy Alderson and his staff have not discussed moving Travis d’Arnaud off catcher >> Read more...


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