New York Mets (47-41):
1. Jose Reyes (S) 3B
2. Asdrubal Cabrera (S) SS
3. Curtis Granderson (L) RF
4. Neil Walker (S) 2B
5. James Loney (L) 1B
6. Travis d’Arnaud (R) C
7. Brandon Nimmo (L) LF
8. Juan Lagares (R) CF
9. Bartolo Colon (R) P
SP: Bartolo Colon RHP (7-4, 3.28 ERA)
Philadelphia Phillies (42-48):
1. Odubel Herrera (L) CF
2. Peter Bourjos (R) RF
3. Maikel Franco (R) 3B
4. Tommy Joseph (R) 1B
5. Cameron Rupp (R) C
6. Cody Asche (L) LF
7. Freddy Galvis (S) SS
8. Cesar Hernandez (S) 2B
9. Jeremy Hellickson (R) P
SP: Jeremy Hellickson RHP (6-6, 3.92 ERA)
Tonight’s game can be seen on SNY.
METS-PHILLIES NOTES: The Mets are 29-12 at Citizens Bank Park since 2012…The Mets have won 10 of their last 12 series vs. the Phillies…The Mets are 17-8 vs. Philadelphia since the start of the 2015 campaign.
HOMERS IN PHILLY: The Mets have hit 12 home runs in three games at Citizens Bank Park this year…New York has hit 29 homers in their last 10 games in Philadelphia dating to August 24, 2015.
FIRST-HALF HOMERS: New York belted 122 homers in the first- half, establishing a franchise record…The 2006 Mets had 120 home runs prior to the All-Star break.
SOLID PITCHING: The Mets rank third in the majors with a 3.39 ERA, the club has allowed 80 home runs, the second-fewest in the majors…The staff has issued 225 walks, the second-fewest in the majors…The Mets rank seventh in the majors with 749 strikeouts.
CLOSING TIME: Jeurys Familia was one of 10 relievers and the first Met to have 31 saves prior to the All-Star break since saves became an official stat in 1969…Familia has saved 47 consecutive games in the regular season dating to August 1, 2015, extending a franchise-record.
COLON VS. PHILLIES: As a Met, Bartolo Colón is 7-3 with a 3.00 ERA in 11 career starts vs. the Phillies…His last win against the Phillies came on August 31, 2015 at Citi Field…Tossed 8.0 shutout innings and struck out nine in the Mets’ 3-1 win.
METS VS. HELLICKSON: Jeremy Hellickson is 2-1 with a 7.32 ERA (16 ER, 19.2 IP) in 4 career starts against the Mets…In two games started against the Mets this season he is 1-0 with a 5.40 ERA (6 ER in 10 IP) with 11 strikeouts and 2 walks…Notable numbers against the 29-year old right-hander are provided below…
- Neil Walker: .500 (5-10), 1 2B, 2 RBI
- Jose Reyes: .381 (8-21), 1 HR, 4 RBI
- Yoenis Cespedes: .417 (5-12), 2 HR, 3 RBI
- Travis d’Arnaud: .500 (1-2), 1 2B
- Asdrubal Cabrera: .250 (3-12), 1 2B, 3 K
- Juan Lagares: .333 (1-3), 1 K
- James Loney: .500 (1-2), 1 RBI