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Gamethread 8/16: Mets at Phillies

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Honoring the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues

MLB: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies Gregory Fisher-USA TODAY Sports

A few things are happening today. First, the Phillies look to sweep a team in the 2020 season. Yes, something that seemed impossible for them to accomplish not a few days ago now looks likely as Zack Wheeler takes the hill to try and polish off his former team.

Second, the Phillies and MLB across the board are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues.

Both important on this rainy Sunday.

Here is the lineup for the Phillies:

Here is the Mets’ lineup:

Let’s hope they can get this one in today.