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New York Mets (64-63)

Wed. 8/24 Thu. 8/25 Fri. 8/26 Sat. 8/27 Sun. 8/28
@ StL 
L 1-8
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@ StL 
W 10-6
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vs. Phi 
4:10 PM PT5:10 PM MT6:10 PM CT7:10 PM ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 PM MST6:10 PM EST6:40 PM VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 PM CT
vs. Phi 
4:10 PM PT5:10 PM MT6:10 PM CT7:10 PM ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 PM MST6:10 PM EST6:40 PM VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 PM CT
vs. Phi 
10:10 AM PT11:10 AM MT12:10 PM CT1:10 PM ET13:10 ET17:10 GMT1:10 10:10 AM MST12:10 PM EST12:40 PM VEN21:10 UAE12:10 PM CT

Phillies-Mets preview

NEW YORK -- A good ending to a long road trip kept the New York Mets talking in the present tense for at least a little while longer. The Philadelphia Phillies, meanwhile, will arrive in New York on Friday having taken another step toward their future.

The Mets host the Phillies in the opener of a three-game series Friday night at Citi Field. New York (64-63) edged closer to the pack in the National League wild card race Thursday night by beating the St. Louis Cardinals, 10-5.

The win gave the Mets a series win in the three-game set against the Cardinals and pulled them within 3 1/2 games of St. Louis for the second wild card. New York went 5-5 on a 10-game road trip but ended the three-city trek with four wins in five games against the San Francisco Giants, who are currently the first wild card, and the Cardinals.

AVG: Y. Céspedes.291
HR: J. Bruce25
RBI: J. Bruce80
SB: J. Reyes6
W: B. Colón11
ERA: N. Syndergaard2.61
Saves: J. Familia42
K: N. Syndergaard177
NL East
Washington 7453.583-
Miami 6661.5208
NY Mets 6463.50410
Philadelphia 5968.46515
Atlanta 4781.36727.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .241 (29)
Runs: 487 (28)
Hits: 1021 (29)
Home Runs: 165 (9)
Stolen Bases: 31 (28)
OBP: .309 (27)
SLG: .408 (17)
Total Bases: 1730 (21)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.66 (3)
Runs Allowed: 497 (3)
Saves: 43 (4)
Strikeouts: 1084 (7)
OpBA: .257 (15)
OBP: .313 (9)
SLG: .403 (8)
Run Support: 3.88 (28)
Date Player Transactions
8/25 S. Gilmartin Called Up from Minors
8/24 E. Goeddel Called Up from Minors
8/24 E. Goeddel Sent to Minors
8/24 J. Niese Placed on 15-Day DL (Left knee surgery - out 4-6 weeks)
8/23 T. Rivera Called Up from Minors
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Date Player Status
8/24 J. Niese Left knee surgery - out 4-6 weeks (on 15-day DL)
8/15 S. Matz Left shoulder tightness (on 15-day DL)
8/4 Y. Céspedes off 15-day DL
8/2 J. Ruggiano off 15-day DL
8/1 A. Cabrera off 15-day DL
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