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Mets-Phillies pitching matchups

New York Mets' Mike Pelfrey (34) throws in

New York Mets' Mike Pelfrey (34) throws in the first inning during an opening day baseball game against the Florida Marlins. (April 1, 2011) Photo Credit: AP

A look at the pitching matchups for this week's series between the Mets and Phillies.

TUESDAY, 7:05 p.m.

Chris Young (2-2, 4.50 ERA vs. Phillies) vs. Cole Hamels (2-8, 3.83 vs. Mets)

Quick pitch: Ryan Howard is the only Phillie to homer off Young . . . Scott Hairston is hitting .375 (6-for-16) against Hamels with three home runs.

WEDNESDAY, 7:05 p.m.

Mike Pelfrey (6-4, 4.52 vs. Phillies) vs. Joe Blanton (3-1, 2.64 vs. Mets)

Quick pitch: Howard is batting .367 (11-for-30) against Pelfrey with one home run . . .  Jose Reyes has two hits in 18 ABs against Blanton.

THURSDAY, 3:05 p.m.

Jon Niese (1-1, 2.14 vs. Phillies) vs. Roy Halladay (6-2, 3.86 vs. Mets)

Quick pitch: The Phillies’ probable starting lineup is batting .196 (10-for-51) lifetime against Niese . . . Carlos Beltran is the only Met with a home run (2) off Halladay.

All games on SNY, WFAN (660)


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