Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets meet in game 2 of series

August 13, 2022 GMT

Philadelphia Phillies (63-49, third in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (73-40, first in the NL East)

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

PITCHING PROBABLES: Phillies: Aaron Nola (8-8, 3.17 ERA, .95 WHIP, 157 strikeouts); Mets: Jacob deGrom (1-0, 2.53 ERA, .47 WHIP, 18 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mets -197, Phillies +164; over/under is 6 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Phillies take a 1-0 lead into the next game of the series against the New York Mets.

New York has a 38-19 record at home and a 73-40 record overall. The Mets have the second-best team on-base percentage in MLB play at .331.

Philadelphia is 31-23 on the road and 63-49 overall. Phillies hitters have a collective .313 on-base percentage, the 10th-ranked percentage in the NL.

The teams meet Saturday for the 14th time this season. The Mets are ahead 9-4 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jeff McNeil is ninth on the Mets with a .306 batting average, and has 26 doubles, a triple, seven home runs, 24 walks and 46 RBI. Francisco Lindor is 13-for-35 with a home run and seven RBI over the last 10 games.

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Kyle Schwarber has 34 home runs, 59 walks and 69 RBI while hitting .211 for the Phillies. Bryson Stott is 12-for-33 with two doubles, a triple and five RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Mets: 8-2, .295 batting average, 3.16 ERA, outscored opponents by 28 runs

Phillies: 8-2, .263 batting average, 3.45 ERA, outscored opponents by 16 runs

INJURIES: Mets: Jeff McNeil: day-to-day (hand), Eduardo Escobar: day-to-day (side), Tommy Hunter: 15-Day IL (back), Drew Smith: 15-Day IL (back), Tylor Megill: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sean Reid-Foley: 60-Day IL (elbow), John Curtiss: 60-Day IL (elbow), Joey Lucchesi: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Phillies: Kyle Schwarber: day-to-day (calf), Hans Crouse: 60-Day IL (biceps), Zach Eflin: 60-Day IL (knee), James McArthur: 60-Day IL (elbow), Damon Jones: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Bryce Harper: 10-Day IL (thumb), Sam Coonrod: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.