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Game Thread 9/1: Mets and Phillies

The Phillies try to salvage the final game of their series against the Mets in prime time.

MLB: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

The Phillies have a lot on the line tonight.

Should they lose, they will fall into sole position of 4th place. They will fade further into the wild card abyss. And despite a slew of new faces on the 40-man roster thanks to the expansion of the rosters, the team will be without Jean Segura, who is in the Dominican Republic tending to the death of his grandmother.

So, with the nation’s eyes upon them, here is tonight’s lineup for the game that will start at 7:05pm ET.