Nola expected to start for the Phillies against Mets
Flushing, Queens; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT
LINE: Phillies favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
The Mets are 21-22 against the rest of their division. New York has hit 124 home runs as a team this season. Pete Alonso leads the club with 29, averaging one every 11.1 at-bats.
The Phillies are 23-22 against division opponents. Philadelphia has a collective on-base percentage of .318, led by Rhys Hoskins with a mark of .395. The Mets won the last meeting 6-5. Noah Syndergaard earned his sixth victory and Tomas Nido went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs for New York. Jake Arrieta registered his seventh loss for Philadelphia.
TOP PERFORMERS: Alonso leads the Mets with 52 extra base hits and is batting .280. Jeff McNeil is 19-for-42 with four doubles, two home runs and nine RBIs over the last 10 games for New York.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mets: 3-7, .269 batting average, 5.40 ERA, outscored by 14 runs
Phillies: 5-5, .259 batting average, 5.65 ERA, outscored by three runs
Phillies Injuries: David Robertson: 60-day IL (elbow), Juan Nicasio: 10-day IL (groin), Pat Neshek: 10-day IL (hamstring), Jerad Eickhoff: 10-day IL (biceps), Seranthony Dominguez: 10-day IL (elbow), Victor Arano: 60-day IL (elbow), Andrew McCutchen: 60-day IL (knee).