The Mets and Phillies begin a five-game series in Philadelphia that starts tonight and ends next Monday.
1) The Mets have won five consecutive road games against the Phillies.
2) Zack Wheeler has a 3.18 ERA in two career starts against the Phillies. He’ll make his first career start at Citizens Bank Park on Thursday.
3) Ryan Howard is hitting .417 with four HR, five doubles and 13 RBI during his current 12-game hitting streak against the Mets.
4) David Wright has 33 HR and 112 RBI in his career against the Phillies, the most home runs and RBI in his career against any opponent. His 19 home runs are the most by a visiting player in Citizens Bank Park history.
5) Wright and Daniel Murphy are both tied for second in the National League with 66 hits.
6) The Mets have scored 4.95 runs per game on the road, the most in the National League. The Mets play 25 of their next 33 games on the road.
7) The Mets are 2-20 when the score three runs or less. They are 22-8 when they score four or more runs.