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New York Mets look to regain winning ways against Phillies

The New York Mets have a day off as the team is now on the road to get ready for what will be a National League Rivalry game against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday.

New York just saw two tough losses against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday and Wednesday, with the final scores of 2-1 and 1-0.

In the game on Tuesday, the game started on a good note for the Mets. It was in the Bottom of the Second that Jeff McNeil homered to right field for the 1-0 lead. Boston battled back though as Bobby Dalbec homered to center field to make the game 1-1.

Boston plated another run in the Top of the Sixth as Rafael Devers had an RBI single, which gave the Red Sox a 2-1 lead.

It was the Red Sox rotation that was able to stand up and shut down the Mets offense that earned them the victory on Tuesday.

In the game on Wednesday the Red Sox were able to keep the Mets off the board in general, as Nick Pivetta did a tremendous job on the mound for Boston, striking out seven batters in five innings. On the other side for the Mets Jacob deGrom had another frustrating outing on the mound sitting down nine batters in six innings of work with no offensive support.

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following Post Game Press Conference featuring Luis Rojas and Jacob deGrom

Now New York will have a National League East Battle between the Mets and the Phillies on Friday at Citizens Bank Park. Marcus Stroman will be on the hill for New York, Stroman will look to use his defense and make Philadelphia hit into ground balls to help lead his team to victory. Philadelphia will have Chase Anderson starting. Anderson has a 4.15 ERA through his first three starts.

The game between the Mets and the Phillies is set for 7:05 p.m. with anyone wanting to watch the game can do so by checking out the SNY Network.

For more information on the New York Mets fans are encouraged to click on the link seen here:

Official New York Mets Website | MLB.com

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