Mets Vs. Phillies (July 9) Doubleheader Preview: Time Start, Channel Info, Series Schedule
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.
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.
Monday’s first game will start at 4:10pm EST, and the later contest will begin at 7:40pm EST.
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..