Philadelphia; Friday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
: Phillies -164, Mets +139; over/under is 9 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Phillies bring a 1-0 advantage into the latest game of the series against the New York Mets.
Philadelphia has an 84-69 record overall and a 44-31 record in home games. The Phillies have the seventh-best team batting average in MLB play at .257.
New York is 32-46 on the road and 71-82 overall. The Mets have a 40-69 record in games when they have given up at least one home run.
Friday's game is the eighth time these teams meet this season. The Mets are ahead 4-3 in the season series.
TOP PERFORMERS: Kyle Schwarber has 17 doubles, a triple, 45 home runs and 99 RBI for the Phillies. Nicholas Castellanos is 13-for-36 with six home runs and 15 RBI over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Phillies: 6-4, .231 batting average, 4.30 ERA, outscored opponents by five runs
Mets: 6-4, .276 batting average, 2.76 ERA, outscored opponents by 24 runs
INJURIES: Phillies: Rhys Hoskins: 60-Day IL (acl)
Mets: DJ Stewart: day-to-day (wrist), Sean Reid-Foley: 15-Day IL (lat), Carlos Carrasco: 15-Day IL (finger), Josh Walker: 60-Day IL (oblique), John Curtiss: 60-Day IL (elbow), Elieser Hernandez: 60-Day IL (pectoral), Starling Marte: 10-Day IL (migraines), Bryce Montes de Oca: 60-Day IL (elbow), Edwin Diaz: 60-Day IL (knee)