Dream11 Fantasy Baseball: Phillies at Mets

Dream11 Fantasy Baseball: Phillies at Mets

This article is part of our Dream11 Fantasy Baseball series.

Philadelphia Phillies (19-17) at New York Mets (19-22)

Monday, September 7th, 1:10 PM EDT

Projected Starters

RHP Zack Wheeler (4-0, 2.20 ERA) vs LHP David Peterson (4-1, 3.03 ERA)

Game Preview

The Phillies have bounced back from a slow start to the season and are ready to make a run at a postseason berth in a surprisingly competitive NL East, but the Mets can't be taken for granted and will look to build off their impressive 14-1 win over Philadelphia on Sunday. The Phillies are in a better position in the standings but the Mets are on the rise and currently sit just three games below the .500 threshold. The pitching matchup for this game will feature two quality arms – the righty Zack Wheeler will start for the Phillies and lefty David Peterson will do it for the Mets. Wheeler is coming off an absolute gem and owns stronger numbers across the board so he could be a good pick. However, it remains to be seen how he'll approach a Mets lineup that is getting hotter at the right time.

Injuries

New York Mets

Dellin Betances - 10-Day IL - Lat

8/30 8:28 AM EST - Betances was placed on the 10-day injured list Sunday with right lat tightness, Justin Toscano of The Bergen Record reports. The 32-year-old took his first loss of the season Saturday after allowing one run on one hit while recording one out against the Yankees, and he'll now make his way to the injured

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