RHP Taijuan Walker (0-0, 0.00) vs. RHP Aaron Nola (1-3, 3.90) at 6:45pm
LAST TIME OUT: Walker returned from the Injured List (right shoulder bursitits) on April 30 vs. Philadelphia…He held the Phillies scoreless over 5.0 innings, allowing just two hits with two walks and one strikeout…Has allowed just two hits in 7.0 scoreless innings this season.
YOU GUYS AGAIN?: Walker tonight makes his third start of the season…It will be his third straight outing against Philadelphia…Dating to last season, three of his last six starts will have come against the Phils.
The Mets remain a season-high 4.5 games ahead in the division…The Mets have lost back-to-back games only once this season, April 10 at Washington and April 11 at Philadelphia…Tonight, the Mets begin a seven-game, eight-day road trip to Philadelphia (four games) and Washington (three games).
WILL KEITH HERNANDEZ RETURN????
Pete Alonso is back baby!
UPCOMING OPPONENTS & PITCHING
FRI at 7 RHP Max Scherzer (4-0, 2.61) vs. RHP Kyle Gibson (2-1, 2.93 ERA)
SAT at 4 RHP Chris Bassitt (3-2, 2.61) vs. RHP Zach Eflin (1-2, 4.50 ERA)
SUN at 1 RHP Carlos Carrasco (2-1, 3.30) vs. LHP Ranger Suarez (2-1, 4.63 ERA)