Found May 07, 2012 on Mets Merized Online:
The Philadelphia Phillies have struggled so far this season without two of their big left-handed bats. The New York Mets have had problems of their own recently in the scoring department. So runs and rallies could be rare when the Phillies and Mets play a three-game series starting Monday. SBRForum.com continues this New York Mets coverage and throws some MLB picks that are worth checking out.  Mets vs. Phillies: The Lowdown New York just took two of three games at home from Arizona over the weekend. But before winning Saturday the Mets had lost four in a row, thanks in large part to some cold bats. Over the course of its last six games New Yorkhas scored 17 total runs, never more than four in a game. On the other side of this matchup Philly just avoided a sweep in Washingtonby taking the series finale Sunday 9-3, finishing up a 3-3 road trip. So the Mets, at 15-13, sit three games back of first-placeWashingtonin the NL East, while Philly, at 14-15, is 4.5 games behind the Nationals...
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