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The Mets open a five-game series against the Phillies in Philadelphia on Thursday at 7:05 p.m.

Zack Wheeler (1-5, 4.63 ERA) gets the start for the Mets, opposed by David Buchanan (1-0, 3.60 ERA) for Philadelphia.

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Yesterday at Citi Field, Bartolo Colon tossed 7 1/3 scoreless innings as the Mets shut out the Pirates >> Read more at MetsBlog, ESPN,, Newsday, New York Post and Daily News...

Travis d'Arnaud joined the team prior to Wednesday's game and will be activated from the disabled list Thursday. To make room for d'Arnaud, the Mets optioned C Juan Centeno to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Jeurys Familia earned a five-out save on Wednesday. Terry Collins said Familia could serve as their closer on days when Jenrry Mejia is unavailable.

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