The Mets’ six-game road trip will be a test of their character and could define their season.
The Yankees may have to go back to the drawing board… again. According to WFAN’s Jon Heyman, the Phillies and Red Sox are close to having a deal in place that would send Philadelphia starting pitcher Joe Blanton to Boston.
Cliff Lee is returning to the Phillies, the team that traded him nearly one year ago, leaving the Yankees no choice but to turn to Plan B.
Joe Blanton threw seven strong innings, Carlos Ruiz hit a tie-breaking RBI single and the NL East-leading Philadelphia Phillies won their 11th straight game, 3-2 over the New York Mets on Friday night.
Coming off a sweep of their closest pursuers in the East, the Phillies go for their 11th win in a row and look to move closer to a fourth straight division crown Friday night against the visiting New York Mets.
Carlos Ruiz singled in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning and Philadelphia beat the New York Mets 7-5 Friday night for its fifth straight win.
It’s been more than two months since the Philadelphia Phillies last faced the New York Mets, and the three-time reigning NL East champions would rather not relive the memory.