Philadelphia Phillies probable pitchers & starting lineups vs. New York Mets, May 16

The Phillies will bring the brooms to Citizens Bank Park today, looking for their sixth series sweep of the season.
Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Bryce Harper
Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Bryce Harper / Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

The Philadelphia Phillies (31-13) keep rolling and will finish off their four-game home-and-home series with the New York Mets (19-23) on Thursday. The Phillies have taken the first three against their NL East rivals and sit 11.0 games up on the Mets in the division. They also have a 3.0-game cushion over the Atlanta Braves, who lost on Wednesday.

Despite a wet and sloppy start, the Phillies took care of business against the Mets on Wednesday, winning 10-5 to secure Ranger Suárez's eighth win of the season. The lefty went five innings and, despite some troublesome defense, gave up just two unearned runs — his 1.37 ERA is third-best in MLB.

Bryce Harper paced the offense, going 3-for-5 with his 10th home run, a double, three RBI and two runs scored. Spencer Turnbull pitched three innings out of the bullpen, and Seranthony Domínguez needed just four pitches for a much welcomes clean ninth inning.

Phillies vs. Mets probable pitchers, May 16

  • Taijuan Walker (3-0) will make his fourth start of the year. The right-hander's 4.82 ERA is a little unsightly, but in his two May starts, he has a 2.92 ERA, allowing four earned runs in 12 1/3 innings. He has 11 strikeouts and just two walks over that span. Facing the Mets last season, Walker went 1-2 in four starts with a 3.91 ERA, with 14 strikeouts and nine walks in 23 innings.
  • Jose Quintana (1-4) will take the ball for the Mets. The veteran left-hander has a 5.44 ERA and 1.55 WHIP in eight starts this season. After an eight-inning, one-run start against the Cardinals, he has allowed 12 runs on 16 hits in 7 2/3 over his last two outings. Quintana went 0-1 in two starts against the Phillies in 2023. The Phils scored 10 runs (eight earned) on 15 hits in 10 innings against the lefty, but he did strike out 15.

Philadelphia Phillies starting lineup, May 16

  • 1. DH Kyle Schwarber
  • 2. C J.T. Realmuto
  • 3. 1B Bryce Harper
  • 4. 3B Alec Bohm
  • 5. RF Nick Castellanos
  • 6. 2B Whit Merrifield
  • 7. LF Brandon Marsh
  • 8. SS Edmundo Sosa
  • 9. CF Cristian Pache

New York Mets starting lineup, May 16

  • 1. CF Tyrone Taylor
  • 2. 1B Pete Alonso
  • 3. SS Francisco Lindor
  • 4. DH J.D. Martinez
  • 5. LF DJ Stewart
  • 6. RF Starling Marte
  • 7. 3B Brett Baty
  • 8. 2B Jeff McNeil
  • 9. C Omar Narváez

What channel is the Philadelphia Phillies game on today?

  • Game time: 6:40 p.m. ET.
  • NBCSP will have the Phillies broadcast.
  • The Mets broadcast will be on SNY.
  • MLB Network will carry the national broadcast.

How do I stream the Philadelphia Phillies game today?

How can I listen to the Philadelphia Phillies game today?

  • The Phillies broadcast will be on 94 WIP and WTTM 1680.
  • Mets fans can tune into the game on WCBS 880 and WINS 92.3 FM HD2.