Found May 07, 2012 on MetsOnline:

The New York Mets will kick off a three game series tonight agains the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. First pitch will be at 7:10 PM EDT.

Tonights Lineups:

#Mets Monday lineup at Philadelphia: Torres-CF, Nieuwenhuis-LF, Wright-3B, Duda-RF, Murphy-2B, Davis-1B, Turner-SS, Thole-C, Niese-LHP

— New York Mets (@Mets) May 7, 2012

 

Lineup vs Mets: Rollins SS, Mayberry LF, Victorino CF, Pence RF, Wigginton 1B, Ruiz C, Polanco 3B, Galvis 2B, Halladay P

— Phillies (@Phillies) May 7, 2012

Tonights Pitching Matchup:

Jon Niese (2-1, 4.08 ERA) will be on the hill for the Mets tonight in Philly.

Roy Halladay (3-2, 3.40 ERA) will be on the hill for Phillies tonight.

Game Notes:

  • David Wright is 3-for-21 (.143) with 11 strikeouts against Phillies starter Roy Halladay.
  • Hunter Pence is 2-for-14 (.143) with four strikeouts lifetime against Mets starter Jonathon Niese.
  • Roy Halladay is 7-0 with a 1.68 ERA against the Mets since joining the Phillies in 2010.

Let’s Go Mets!

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