Time: 7:05 PM
Broadcast: TV- CSN; radio- 94 WIP
Weather: Clear, 65 degrees
Starting pitchers: Bartolo Colon (1-1, 2.13 ERA) vs. Jeremy Hellickson (1-1, 4.30 ERA)
Lineup: CF Herrera/2B Hernandez/3B Franco/1B Howard/C Ruiz/SS Galvis/LF Lough/P Hellickson/RF Bourjos
Notes for today:
Colon has an 8-5 record with a 3.43 ERA in 15 career starts against the Phillies. In six starts at CBP, Colon has a 4-2 record with a 3.41 ERA.
Outfielder Michael Conforto, the Mets’ 1st round draft pick from 2014, has a .333/.386/.667 slash line in 15 career games against the Phillies. He is batting .375 on the road this season.
Hellickson has a 2-1 record with a 7.04 ERA in three starts against the Mets. Yoenis Cespedes is 4-for-9 with a homer against Hellickson in his career. The 29-year-old right-hander will be making just his second career start at CBP.
Maikel Franco is 3-for-24 in his last six games. A stretch that has seen his batting average drop from .379 to .264. Franco is batting .229 with a double and a home run in nine home games this season.
Odubel Herrera is a .232 hitter in 22 career games against the Mets. The 24-year-old is sporting a .528 OBP in nine home games this season.
Peter Bourjos, slated to bat 9th for the Phils, is batting .167 in 14 games this season and is batting .048 in night games.