New York Mets vs. Philadelphia Phillies: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 9, 2024

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Jun 9, 2024 6:10 AM
The Philadelphia Phillies, riding high with a 45-19 record, are set to take on the New York Mets at London Stadium on Sunday, June 9, 2024, at 10:00 AM. The Phillies, who lead the regular season series 4-1, will look to build on their impressive 27-9 home record. Meanwhile, the Mets, who hold a 27-36 overall record, will aim to upset the Phillies on the road.
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Mets vs Phillies starting pitchers

  • Taijuan Walker for Philadelphia Phillies
  • Jose Quintana for New York Mets

Mets vs Phillies statistics

Stat Mets Phillies
Hits 517 (14th) 539 (8th)
Batting Average .242 (15th) .253 (7th)
Runs Batted In 259 (Tied-16th) 305 (4th)
Runs 272 (16th) 320 (2nd)
Home Runs 69 (Tied-9th) 71 (Tied-6th)
Walks 191 (19th) 233 (3rd)
Stolen Bases 46 (11th) 71 (4th)
Strikeouts 494 (23rd) 518 (17th)
Pitches 9124 (20th) 9309 (13th)

Philadelphia Phillies recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/8/24 vs New York Mets W 7-2
6/5/24 vs Milwaukee Brewers W 2-0
6/4/24 vs Milwaukee Brewers W 2-1 F/10
6/3/24 vs Milwaukee Brewers W 3-1
6/2/24 vs St. Louis Cardinals L 5-4 F/10

New York Mets recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/8/24 vs Philadelphia Phillies L 7-2
6/5/24 @ Washington Nationals W 9-1
6/4/24 @ Washington Nationals W 6-3
6/3/24 @ Washington Nationals W 8-7
6/2/24 vs Arizona Diamondbacks L 5-4

Mets vs Phillies predictions

The New York Mets are gearing up for a fascinating clash, and all eyes are on a few key players who are expected to make a notable impact. Pete Alonso, with his powerful swing, is projected to potentially add another home run to his tally, given his solid track records this season. Francisco Lindor, known for his knack for driving in crucial runs, might just rack up a few RBIs, maintaining his strong performance at the plate. Meanwhile, on the mound, Jose Quintana could be a determining factor. Despite a rough season so far, there's always a chance for redemption, with several strikeouts possibly marking his resurgence during this high-profile game.

Flipping over to the Philadelphia Phillies, they're not short on talent that can turn a game around either. Bryce Harper, with his consistency and power, might significantly contribute with a few hard-hits, and potentially a home run. On the fielding side, Alec Bohm's eye for hitting and on-base skills suggest he'll likely continue to get on base frequently, boosting the Phillies' scoring opportunities. Pitcher Taijuan Walker, though he's had some ups and downs, will be crucial in controlling the Mets' hitters. His ability to strike out opponents could very well be the edge the Phillies need in tight situations.

Taking into account the individual projections and the team dynamics, this game promises to be a tightly contested affair. However, given the Phillies' more consistent offensive performance this season and potentially impactful innings from Taijuan Walker, they have a slight edge over the Mets. The showdown in London is bound to be thrilling, with the Phillies possibly inching just ahead by the final inning due to their slightly superior offensive firepower and pivotal plays from key players like Harper and Bohm.

Philadelphia Phillies injuries

  • Dylan Covey (RP): 60-Day-IL
  • Yunior Marte (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Griff McGarry (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Matt Kroon (3B): Day-To-Day
  • Luis Ortiz (RP): 15-Day-IL

New York Mets injuries

  • Edwin Diaz (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Francisco Alvarez (C): 10-Day-IL
  • Kyle Crick (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Matthew Bruce Allan (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Drew Gilbert (CF): Day-To-Day

Mets vs Phillies game info

Venue London Stadium
Location London, UK
First pitch Sun 10:00 AM

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