Philadelphia Phillies (61-72) vs. New York Mets (62-72)
A Note for Today: The Phillies come into tonight’s game hot after sweeping the Nationals, winning four straight and finishing their homestand 7-2. They are just one game behind the Mets in the battle for 4th place in the National League East. Tonight they face rookie righty Jacob deGrom who has been serviceable for the Mets in 17 starts this season. His 6-6 record is evenly split 3-3 both at home and on the road; albeit, he sports a paltry 1.93 ERA in New York compared to 4.07 on the road. He has 101 strikeouts on the season versus 35 walks.
Lineup: Revere CF / Rollins SS / Utley 2B / Howard 1B / Byrd RF / Sizemore LF / Ruiz C / Asche 3B / Buchanan P