A night after having an unlikely-rookie hero help earn a thrilling victory against a division rival, the New York Mets will turn Tuesday to a well-seasoned veteran, pitcher Miguel Batista, to try and win Game 2 over the host Philadelphia Phillies (7:05 p.m. ET on SNY).
The Mets will be looking for their third straight victory and cement another win in the three-game set at Citizen Bank Part, which on Monday featured rookie shortstop Jordany Valdespin hitting a three-run home run off of Phillies closer Johnathan Papelpon in the ninth inning of a 5-2 victory.
On Tuesday, Batista (0-1, 6.92 ERA) will take the mound for minor-league prospect Chris Schwinden, who pitched poorly in his start in the rotation. Batista will oppose Philly's Joe Blanton (3-3, 2.83 ERA) who pitched a nine scoreless innings last Tuesday against the Atlanta Braves.
Location: Citizen Bank Park, Philadelphia, Pa.
Game Time: 7:05 p.m. ET
TV Channel: SNY
Series: Mets have a 1-0 lead in the three-game series.
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