Jeremy Hefner likely to open second half next Friday

Last night, Terry Collins said Jeremy Hefner will likely open the second half of the season next Friday against the Phillies.

Hefner has allowed two earned runs or less in each of his last eight starts – he has a 1.76 ERA over his last eight starts, dating back to June 4.

Zack Wheeler is expected to start next Saturday, a, and Matt Harvey will pitch the series finale against Philadelphia next Sunday, according to Kevin Kernan of the New York Post.


Sources: Rubin, ESPN New York, Kernan, New York Post.