New York’s Ramos puts 23-game hit streak on the line against Phillies
Philadelphia; Saturday, 4 p.m. EDT
LINE: Mets -109; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: New York’s Ramos puts 23-game hit streak on the line against Phillies.
The Phillies are 27-29 against opponents from the NL East. Philadelphia is hitting a collective batting average of .248 this season, led by Jean Segura with an average of .285.
The Mets are 31-30 in division play. New York hitters have posted a team on-base percentage of .323 this season, led by Jeff McNeil with a mark of .392. The Mets won the last meeting 11-5. Justin Wilson notched his fourth victory and Todd Frazier went 2-for-4 with two home runs and six RBIs for New York. Mike Morin took his first loss for Philadelphia.
TOP PERFORMERS: Bryce Harper leads the Phillies with 60 extra base hits and is batting .255. Corey Dickerson is 14-for-44 with four doubles, a triple, two home runs and 14 RBIs over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.
LAST 10 GAMES: Phillies: 5-5, .268 batting average, 5.10 ERA, outscored opponents by three runs
Mets: 4-6, .237 batting average, 3.70 ERA, outscored opponents by one run
Phillies Injuries: David Robertson: (elbow), Edubray Ramos: (shoulder), Juan Nicasio: (shoulder), Pat Neshek: (hamstring), Adam Morgan: (hip), Tommy Hunter: (forearm), Seranthony Dominguez: (elbow), Jake Arrieta: (elbow), Victor Arano: (elbow), Roman Quinn: (groin), Andrew McCutchen: (knee), Jay Bruce: (hip).
Mets Injuries: Drew Smith: (elbow), Jacob Rhame: (elbow), Robert Gsellman: (lat), Dominic Smith: (foot), Brandon Nimmo: (neck), Yoenis Cespedes: (heels), Jed Lowrie: (knee), Robinson Cano: (hamstring), Tomas Nido: (concussion).