The Philadelphia Phillies will visit the New York Mets on Monday for a doubleheader, and here is what you need to know.

Phillies vs. Mets Doubleheader Preview

These will be the first two games in a four-game series. The Mets (35-51) are coming off a crushing 9-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays, while the Phillies (49-38) last fell to the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1.

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The Phillies are tied with the Atlanta Braves (50-39) for the lead in the NL East, while the Mets are fourth in the division, one game ahead of the fifth-place Miami Marlins.


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Monday’s first game will start at 4:10pm EST, and the later contest will begin at 7:40pm EST.

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Right-hander Corey Oswalt (0-1, 7.94 ERA) will start for the Mets in the first game. He counts seven strikeouts this season. Oswalt will face fellow righty Aaron Nola (11-2, 2.41 ERA), who boasts 116 strikeouts this season.

Both games will air on SNY and NBC Sports Philadelphia..


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