Pregame Quick Hits: Mets vs. Phillies 4/19/08

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Citizens Bank Park will be sold out again today as the Philadelphia
Phillies (8-9) host the rival New York Mets (9-6). Jamie Moyer (1-0
5.52) will toe the rubber for the Phillies while Oliver Perez (1-0
3.38) counters for the Mets. For the second night in a row both teams
will start Southpaws.

The Phillies lost the opener to the Mets last night 6-4 as Johan
Santana threw 7 solid innings and David Wright missed the cycle by a
homerun. The Phillies defense and another wrong call concerning Jose
Reyes also helped sink the Phils.

Other quick hits:

  • Jamie Moyer is 7-3 with a 2.87 ERA against the Mets in his career.
  • Every pitcher in the Phillies bullpen has an ERA under 3.00 against
    the Mets in their career except Rudy Seanez 3.80 and Clay Condrey 3.12.
  • Pat Burrell leads all active players in career homeruns against New York with 41.
  • Jayson Werth is a career .339 hitter versus the Mets.

Coming Up:
4/20 vs. NYM Pelphrey (1-0 3.60) vs. Eaton (0-0 3.95) 8:05pm ESPN
4/21 at Col Kendrick (1-2 4.40) vs. Redmon (2-1 4.60) 8:35pm CSN
4/22 at Col Myers (2-1 3.96) vs. Francis (0-2 5.89)8:35pm CSN

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