Mets Vs. Phillies Preview: Game Time, TV Schedule, Probable Pitchers

The New York Mets go for a sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday afternoon. A win would give the Mets sole possession of third place in the NL East.

The Mets will send Jon Niese (10-7, 3.51 ERA) to the mound on Thursday. Niese is coming off a start against the Houston Astros on Aug. 24 where he went seven innings, allowing three runs on six hits in a loss.

The Phillies will counter with Kyle Kendrick (7-9, 4.12). In Kendrick's last start against the Washington Nationals on Aug. 24, he went six and two-thirds innings, allowing two runs on four hits in a win, his third straight.

The game is scheduled for a 1:05 p.m. first pitch from Citizen's Bank Park. SNY has the television coverage. Radio coverage of this game can be heard on WFAN 660 AM.

For more on the Mets, visit Amazin' Avenue. For the opponent's perspective, visit The Good Phight.

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