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Philadelphia Phillies (36-45) vs. New York Mets (43-37)
Vance Worely (4-4, 2.92), vs. Jon Niese (6-3, 3.55)
Time: 7:10, Citi Field
Weather: Partly Cloudy, 84
Media: Twitter and Facebook
The last-place Phillies head to Citi Field to face the New York Mets, who are 3.5 games behind the Washington Nationals. The Phillies have only won nine games since they last played the Mets, which was on May 30. The Phillies can’t seem to find a groove as they have lost five consecutive games.
Looking to end their losing streak, the Phillies will start Vance Worley. Since coming off the disabled list, Worley is 1-2 with a 2.70 earned run average.
Worley’s counterpart, Jon Niese, is coming off a tremendous month of June where he went 3-1 with a 1.89 ERA. As of Monday, the Mets’ rotation is fourth in the majors in ERA for starting pitchers. Johan Santana and the emergence of R.A Dickey are the two main reasons, but Niese has also been a contributing factor.
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Jonathon Niese had a two-run single to back his fine performance on the mound Tuesday night and David Wright hit a three-run homer to break open the New York Mets' 11-1 romp over the reeling Philadelphia Phillies.
Niese (5-3) pitched a season-high eight innings and gave up three hits, one a homer to Carlos Ruiz. His hit in the second inning put New York up for good.
The struggles continued tonight for Phillies starting pitching and the team in general. It's getting more and more frustrating to say the least, and it hasn't been a fun ride over the past week with the Phillies losing more and more games.
I know I typically write out a game story, but this would have been the worst of the season, so instead of that, here are the scoring...
Join us as the Mets look to continue their 2012 mastery over the Phillies, as Jonathon Niese aims for his seventh win of the season. Game time is 7:10 with coverage on SNY.
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The Mets begin a six-game homestand that leads directly into the All-Star break tonight at Citi Field when they host the Philadelphia Philles in the opener of a three-game set. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. and the game can be seen on SNY or heard, as always on WFAN 660 AM. Join the conversation on Twitter by following @dailystache or yours truly, @DevOnSports.
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Philadelphia (36-45) managed...
The New York Mets (44-37) defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (36-46) last night by a score of 11-1. The Mets now find themselves alone in second place in the NL East, 3.5 GB the Nationals.
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