Phillies-Mets postponed by rain, DH on Saturday
The scheduled game between the Philadelphia Phillies and New
York Mets has been postponed because of rain.
The game will be made up as part of a day-night doubleheader
Saturday, though rain is in the forecast again. The first game is
slated to start at 1:10 p.m. and the second game at 7:10 p.m.
Cole Hamels had been scheduled to pitch Friday night for the NL
East champion Phillies against New York knuckleballer R.A. Dickey.
Philadelphia has lost six straight since clinching its fifth
consecutive division title Saturday.
Ryan Howard (left ankle) was in the posted lineup for the
banged-up Phillies, who already clinched home-field advantage
throughout the postseason. Right fielder Hunter Pence (left knee)
was expected to return Saturday.