Phillies vs. Mets – Game Preview – April 29, 2022


Philadelphia Phillies (10-10, third in NL East) vs. New York Mets (14-5, first in NL East)

New York; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT

LIKELY PITCHING: Phillies: Aaron Nola (1-2, 3.74 ERA, .88 WHIP, 25 strikeouts); Mets: Tylor Megill (3-0, 2.35 ERA, .91 WHIP, 22 strikeouts)

LINE: Mets -116, Phillies -104; over/under is 7 points

BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Phillies will look to extend a four-game winning streak with a win over the New York Mets.

New York is 5-2 in home games and 14-5 overall. Mets hitters have a .389 collective slugging percentage to rank sixth in the NL.

Philadelphia is 8-5 in home games and 10-10 overall. The Phillies went 1/3 in games decided by one point.

Friday’s game is the fourth time these teams have faced each other this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Francisco Lindor leads New York with four home runs while hitting .493. Brandon Nimmo is 6-for-27 with one home run and three RBIs in the last 10 games.

Bryce Harper has seven doubles, a triple, three homers and 14 RBIs for the Phillies. Kyle Schwarber is 6 for 31 with two doubles, two home runs and seven RBIs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Mets: 8-2, .254 batting average, 2.57 ERA, beat opponents by 17 runs

Phillies: 6-4, .261 batting average, 3.38 ERA, outscored opponents by 21 runs

INJURIES: Mets: JD Davis: day to day (left ankle), Taijuan Walker: 10 day IL (shoulder), Jacob deGrom: 10 day IL (shoulder), John Curtiss: 60 day IL (elbow), Joey Lucchesi: 60 day IL (elbow)

Phillies: Ryan Sherriff: IL 60 days (shoulder), Sam Coonrod: IL 60 days (shoulder), Mickey Moniak: IL 10 days (hand), Rafael Marchan: IL 60 days (hamstring), Kent Emanuel: 60 -Day IL (elbow), JoJo Romero: 60 days IL (elbow)


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data write and data from sports radar.


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