deGrom expected to start as Mets host the Phillies | Sports
Philadelphia Phillies (19-16, second in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (18-22, fourth in the NL East)
Flushing, Queens; Sunday, 1:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Philadelphia: Aaron Nola (4-2, 2.46 ERA) New York: Jacob deGrom (2-1, 1.76 ERA)
LINE: Mets 1; over/under is 6 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: New York and Philadelphia will square off on Sunday.
The Mets are 12-16 against NL East opponents. New York has a collective on-base percentage of .348, good for first in the majors. Michael Conforto leads the team with a mark of .423.
The Phillies are 16-8 against NL East Division opponents. Philadelphia has a team on-base percentage of .337, good for third in the National League. Rhys Hoskins leads the team with a mark of .423.
TOP PERFORMERS: Conforto leads the Mets with 48 hits and has 25 RBIs.
J.T. Realmuto leads the Phillies with nine home runs and has 26 RBIs.
INJURIES: Mets: Noah Syndergaard: (elbow), Corey Oswalt: (bicep), Steven Matz: (shoulder), Dellin Betances: (right lat), Eduardo Nunez: (knee), Jed Lowrie: (knee), Rene Rivera: (elbow), Tomas Nido: (undisclosed).
Phillies: David Robertson: (elbow), Seranthony Dominguez: (elbow), Jose Alvarez: (undisclosed), Scott Kingery: (back).