Phillies v. Mets
Place: 5th in NL East
Last 10: 4-6
- The Phillies 3-2 on Mondays but just 12-24 on weekdays as a whole.
- Carlos Ruiz was the only Phillie with a multi-hit game yesterday going 2-for-5 with a double and a run scored.
- Ryan Howard continued to swing a hot bat hitting his 11th home run of the season driving in two runs.
- Marlon Byrd also went deep with his eighth home run of the season in the 11th inning to cut the New York lead in half.
- Jimmy Rollins went 1-for-5 now sitting just 10 hits away from breaking the franchise hit record.
Place: 4th in NL East
Last 10: 6-4
- Eric Campbell was the only Met with a multi-hit game yesterday going 2-for-5 with a double and a run scored.
- Lucas Duda hit a pinch-hit two-run home run in the 11th inning to give the Mets a 4-2 lead.
- David Wright went 1-for-4 with a walk, a double and a run scored.
- Chris Young drove in another run against the Phillies going 1-for-4 with an RBI.
- Curtis Granderson also drove in a run going 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI.
- The Mets went 1-for-11 with runners in scoring position and left nine runners on base.
4-5, 4.73 ERA, 1.28 WHIP
Colon, 41, threw 7.1 shutout innings allowing five hits with a walk and nine strikeouts on Wednesday against the Pirates. In five career starts against the Phillies, Colon is 1-2 with a 4.65 ERA and a 1.45 WHIP. In one career start at Citizens Bank Park, Colon is 0-1 allowing four runs on six hits (three home runs) with two walks and four strikeouts.
2-2, 3.76 ERA, 1.56 WHIP
Hernandez, 33, allowed two runs on six hits with five walks and four strikeouts in 5.2 innings of work Wednesday against the Rockies. In three career games (one start) against the Mets, Hernandez is 0-0 with a 1.50 ERA and a 1.67 WHIP. In eight games (six starts) at Citizens Bank Park, he is 1-2 with a 3.53 ERA and a 1.63 WHIP.