Mets look to end 3-game skid, play the Phillies

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Thursday, May 16, 2024

New York Mets (19-23, fourth in the NL East) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (31-13, first in the NL East)

Philadelphia; Thursday, 6:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: Jose Quintana (1-4, 5.44 ERA, 1.55 WHIP, 28 strikeouts); Phillies: Taijuan Walker (3-0, 4.82 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, 15 strikeouts)

: LINE Phillies -150, Mets +126; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Mets look to end a three-game losing streak with a win over the Philadelphia Phillies.

Philadelphia is 31-13 overall and 16-7 in home games. The Phillies are 15-5 in games when they did not allow a home run.

New York is 9-9 on the road and 19-23 overall. The Mets have a 7-3 record in games when they hit two or more home runs.

The matchup Thursday is the fourth time these teams match up this season.


Pete Alonso has nine doubles, nine home runs and 22 RBI for the Mets. Brandon Nimmo is 7-for-34 with a double, three home runs and seven RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Phillies: 8-2, .275 batting average, 2.67 ERA, outscored opponents by 33 runs

Mets: 3-7, .219 batting average, 4.35 ERA, outscored by 14 runs

INJURIES: Phillies: Trea Turner: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Yunior Marte: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Luis Ortiz: 15-Day IL (ankle), Rafael Marchan: 10-Day IL (back), Michael Rucker: 15-Day IL (hand), Dylan Covey: 15-Day IL (shoulder)

Mets: Shintaro Fujinami: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Drew Smith: 15-Day IL (undisclosed), Francisco Alvarez: 15-Day IL (thumb), Brooks Raley: 15-Day IL (elbow), Kodai Senga: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Tylor Megill: 15-Day IL (shoulder), David Peterson: 60-Day IL (hip), Ronny Mauricio: 60-Day IL (knee)


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