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Philadelphia Phillies (59-71) @ New York Mets (58-70)Pitching Match-Ups:Monday, 7:10 - Cliff Lee vs. Zack WheelerTuesday, 7:10 - KK vs. Jonathan NieseWednesday, 7:10 - Cole Hamels vs. Dice-KThursday, 1:10 - Ethan Martin vs. Matt HarveyMutts Bats:R - 508 (tied 21st)AVG - .239 (29th)OPS - .683 (28th)With David Wright/3B on the DL, there isn't anybody noteworthy in the Mets offensive attack. Marlon Byrd /Rfis having himself a fine season (.283/.844 with 21 HR), but that's pretty much it. Ex-Phillies prospect, Travis d'Arnaud/C, is now splitting time behind the plate with John Buck, but is only 2-18 so far in his MLB career.Mutts Arms:ERA - 3.76 (11th)WHIP - 1.29 (13th)The Mets bullpen has been weakend with closer Bobby Parnell on the DL. LaTroy Hawkins has taken over save opportunities, but he's not sure thing. Dice-K is a new addition to the rotation, because of an injury to Jeremy Hefner. Matt Harvey would be the favorite for NL Cy Young if not for Clayton Kershaw...
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Cliff Lee got his 11th win of 2013 on Monday night in New York. (AP Photo)
The Phillies beat the Mets, 2-1, at Citifield on Monday night behind a stellar outing from Cliff Lee and a two-run triple by Cody Asche. Lee was brilliant against a depleted New York lineup that was without third baseman David Wright, earning his 11th win of the season. He was economical with his pitches...
Monday was a dour day for the Mets and their most talented pitcher as 24-year-old Matt Harvey is likely done for the season with a ligament tear in his throwing arm. The tear likely means Harvey will need Tommy John surgery which could sideline the ace for the rest of this season and all next year.
Meanwhile the Phillies’ best pitcher this season took the mound Monday. He dazzled...
Philadelphia Phillies (59-71) vs. New York Mets (58-70)
Cliff Lee (10-6, 3.16 ERA) v. Zack Wheeler (6-2, 3.49 ERA)
Time: 7:10, Citi Field
Weather: High-70s, chance of rain
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Just hours of receiving the news that ace Matt Harvey has a torn UCL, the Mets will tangle with our Phils in a battle of the “Virtually...
Philadelphia's Cliff Lee outpitched Zack Wheeler after the Mets learned All-Star starter Matt Harvey has a partially torn ligament in his right elbow, Cody Asche had a two-run triple, and the Phillies beat New York 2-1 Monday night.
Lee (11-3) gave a bullpen taxed by an 18-inning loss Saturday a much-needed rest. He allowed a run and five hits in eight innings to win for the...
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Photo Credit: Andrew Gillen Coming off the best homestand they've had since before the July All-Star Break, the Phillies hit the road, where they've been less than stellar. Lucky for them, Cliff Lee was the first started tabbed for the New York series. However, rookie Zack Wheeler stood in there...
Another game, another walk off win. The Phillies have won three straight games after coming back late and winning in walkoff fashion. First with Michael Young on Wednesday, Domonic Brown Thursday and Chase Utley last night, the Phillies have certainly been exciting. Tonight they will look to build off of...
The Mets kick off a three game series at home against the division-rival Philadelphia Phillies. Travis d’Arnaud gets his first (of hopefully many) cracks at making the Phillies regret trading him. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m.
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While a fellow up-and-coming starter has taken the Big Apple by storm, rookie Zack Wheeler is starting to garner some well deserved acclaim, too.
Seeking a third straight win, Wheeler takes the mound opposite Cliff Lee as the New York Mets open a four-game set against the visiting Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night.
After posting a 5.06 ERA in his first three starts, the 23...