1-3, 6.12 ERA, 1.40 WHIP
Matsuzaka, 33, is coming off of his best start of the season last Saturday against the Marlins allowing one run on two hits with a walk and two strikeouts over seven innings for his first win of the season. After losing his first three starts, the Mets have won each of his last two starts. Matsuzaka faced the Phillies at the end of August allowing four runs on six hits with four walks and five strikeouts in 4.1 innings. In three career starts against the Phillies, he is 1-1 with a 4.41 ERA and a 1.41 WHIP. In two career starts at Citizens Bank Park, the righty is 1-0 with a 3.00 ERA and a 1.08 WHIP.
8-13, 3.48 ERA, 1.15 WHIP
Hamels, 29, was serviceable on Saturday against the Nationals allowing four runs (three earned) on eight hits with three walks and five strikeouts over six innings of work earning his eighth win of the year. The Phillies have won Hamels' last seven starts. In 25 career starts against the Mets, Hamels is 7-12 with a 4.29 ERA and a 1.46 WHIP. In 119 career starts at Citizens Bank Park, the lefty is 51-38 with a 3.25 ERA and a 1.09 WHIP.