Mets look to end 3-game slide against Phillies
Philadelphia; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Phillies favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 10 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: New York enters the game as losers of their last three games.
The Phillies are 18-17 against teams from the NL East. Philadelphia has a team on-base percentage of .316, led by Rhys Hoskins with a mark of .395.
The Mets are 19-17 against the rest of their division. New York's lineup has 115 home runs this season, Pete Alonso leads the club with 27 homers. The Phillies won the last meeting 7-5. Jake Arrieta earned his seventh victory and Maikel Franco went 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs for Philadelphia. Wilmer Font took his second loss for New York.
Alonso leads the Mets with 46 extra base hits and is batting .279. Michael Conforto is 10-for-37 with two doubles, three home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for New York.
LAST 10 GAMES: Phillies: 3-7, .242 batting average, 6.07 ERA, outscored by 19 runs
Mets: 3-7, .291 batting average, 6.21 ERA, outscored by 11 runs
Phillies Injuries: David Robertson: 60-day IL (elbow), Pat Neshek: 10-day IL (hamstring), Tommy Hunter: 60-day IL (arm), Jerad Eickhoff: 10-day IL (biceps), Seranthony Dominguez: 10-day IL (elbow), Victor Arano: 60-day IL (elbow), Andrew McCutchen: 60-day IL (knee), Adam Haseley: 10-day IL (groin).
Mets Injuries: Justin Wilson: 10-day IL (elbow), Noah Syndergaard: 10-day IL (hamstring), Drew Smith: 60-day IL (elbow), Jeurys Familia: 10-day IL (shoulder), Luis Avilan: 10-day IL (elbow), Brandon Nimmo: 10-day IL (neck), Yoenis Cespedes: 60-day IL (heels), Jed Lowrie: 60-day IL (knee).