Last month, the Phillies lost a 1-0 game to Johan Santana and the hated New York Mets. So if you had told me before Tuesday's game the world champions would bomb 4 homers off Santana, I would have expected the Phillies to win rather easily
Despite the blasts, the Phils lost, 6-5, to the Mets and saw their lead over their rivals from the north dwindle to 2 games.
With ace Cole Hamels on the mound for the Phillies, tonight's game is an imporant one. Yes, it's only early June, but the Phils can't let a depleted Mets team get any momentum. The Phillies are the best team in the division, but for some reason they haven't shown it against the Mets this year.