The Mets (54-61) open a four-game series against the Phillies (52-63) on Friday in Philadelphia at 7:05 p.m.
Bartolo Colon (10-9, 4.12 ERA) gets the start for the Mets, opposed by A.J. Burnett (6-11, 4.16 ERA) for Philadelphia.
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Daisuke Matsuzaka, currently on the DL with elbow inflammation, may pitch in a rehab game next week.