Game Preview: Mets @ Phillies

The Mets are coming off of a rough two game set against the Red Sox where the Mets allowed a total of 3 runs across both games and still lost both. The bats have fallen silent and something needs to happen to wake them up. So, how about a trip to Philly? The Mets played a ton of their early games this season against the Philly and they return to Philly tonight. The offense struggled the first time they were in Philly, partially due to their long stretch without games. Can the Mets take advantage of sandbox in Philly? Let’s hope.

The Mets will send out Marcus Stroman who has a 2.25 ERA, 3.13 FIP, 0.958 WHIP and a 171 ERA+ over 4 starts and 24.0 innings this year. His last start was rough – he allowed 5 runs, 4 earned over 4.0 innings from 8 hits and 2 walks. Before that he had a 0.90 ERA in his first three starts of the year including back to back starts against the Phillies where he allowed 1 run from 7 hits and 2 walks in 12.0 innings of work while striking out 6. The Phillies have the following numbers against Stroman:

Chase Anderson is on the bump for the Phillies. In 4 games and 16.2 innings this year he has a 6.48 ERA, 5.67 FIP, 1.440 WHIP and a 62 ERA+. In his first three start of the season he had a 4.15 ERA, allowing exactly earned 2 runs in each start. His first two starts of the year were against the Mets he allowed 5 runs, 4 earned over 9.0 innings from 5 hits and 5 walks. His last start against the Rockies did not go well as he allowed 6 runs from 6 hits and 3 walks in 3.2 innings. The Mets have the following numbers against Chase Anderson:

Let’s Go Mets!

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