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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).

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