Nola leads the NL in WHIP while deGrom is second in ERA.
Lugo went from 39 pitches in his first start to 60 in his second. Hopefully today he's up to 80.
The Phillies handled the Mets in their first meeting and come into this series having won nine of their last 10 games.
Mets look to even the season series with the Yankees in this makeup game.
When gravity fails and negativity won't pull you through - there's always the Game Chatter
If you had to ask for a tonic for three-straight-gut-punch losses, it would be difficult to come up with a better answer than Jacob deGrom in a day game against a team with a below-average offense.
Please use this thread for both games of the doubleheader.
It will be hard to top yesterday's doubleheader sweep and news that Jeff Wilpon isn't involved in this round of sale talks. Robert Gsellman pitching five innings and not putting the team in a giant hole early will probably qualify. The offense scoring 11 runs for the third straight Gsellman start definitely will.
Please use this chatter for both games of the doubleheader.
Ever since Sixto Lezcano I've thought Sixto was a pretty cool name. And Mr. Sanchez is one of the top pitching prospects around. Gotta say, I like the name Sixto Wacha - sounds like a Bond villain or something.
Time to put yesterday's ugliness behind us.