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Sunday, June 1st (All times Eastern)

New York Mets (26-29) at Philadelphia Phillies (24-29), 1:35 p.m.

Probable Starting Pitchers: New York - Jon Niese (3-3, 2.74) Philadelphia - Cole Hamels (1-3, 4.43)

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets were already set to see a lot of each other with an unusual five-game series on tap for this weekend.

The rivals have gotten a little extra time on the field with each other and the Mets have a chance to secure a series victory on Sunday afternoon in the fourth installment of this set.

This series was extended by a game due to a rainout in Philadelphia back on April 30, with the set to wrap on Monday.

New York won the opener on Thursday, but lost the following night in 14 innings. A quick turnaround then followed on Saturday with a late afternoon contest and that meeting also went 14 innings, with New York posting a 5-4 victory thanks to David Wright's two-out RBI single in the top of the frame.

Philadelphia's bullpen hurled seven straight scoreless innings, the last four by Jeff Manship before he exited after suffering a right quad strain running the bases in the 13th frame. Antonio Bastardo came on in relief, but allowed two walks before giving up Wright's hit.

"The bullpen was outstanding aside from that last inning," Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said.

After allowing the first two base runners to reach in the bottom of the 14th, Carlos Torres struck out two around a line out to secure his second save of the season.

Ruben Tejada had three hits in the win, one a solo homer that snapped his personal 552 at-bat span without a longball. He also scored the winning run as the Mets won for the fourth time in five games overall.

"The only thing that we accomplished is that we won it," said Mets manager Terry Collins. "Don't ask me how because I'll tell you there are some tired bodies. They're tired."

Ryan Howard hit a three-run homer for the Phillies, who lost for the seventh time in their last eight at home versus the Mets. Howard's homer saw him reach the 1,000 RBI mark and he did so in 1,230 games, the fastest among all active Major League players to hit that milestone.

The Phillies hope that Cole Hamels can pick up his second victory of the season this afternoon and find some more success against the rival Mets.

Hamels lasted seven innings for a fourth consecutive outing on Tuesday versus Colorado, but suffered a 6-2 loss. He yielded four runs on three hits and two walks, the big blow a three-run homer he yielded in the seventh frame.

"You just have to get that pitch down," Hamels said. "If the pitch is down, it's a definite different result so it was just a poorly executed pitch."

Hamels is 1-3 on the year with a 4.43 earned run average and faces the Mets for the 29th time in his career. He hasn't had a lot of success in this matchup, going 7-14 with a 4.51 ERA.

The 30-year-old lefty was knocked around for six runs on eight hits and five walks in a rainy loss on April 29 in Philadelphia, but pitched very well in the next meeting in New York on May 11. He fanned 10 batters over seven innings of one-run ball in that one, taking a no-decision.

Jon Niese has opposed Hamels in both previous meetings and does so again today looking to improve on his lifetime 7-6 mark versus the Phillies with a 3.08 ERA in 17 encounters.

Niese beat Hamels and the Phils on April 29 with seven frames of one-run ball, then got a no-decision as well in the next matchup after yielding three runs over six innings.

The left-hander is coming off a no-decision versus Pittsburgh on Tuesday as he struggled with command. Niese yielded three hits and issued four walks over 5 2/3 innings, but did limit the damage to two runs.

Niese, 27, is 3-3 on the year with a 2.74 ERA.

06/01 10:29:48 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
ROC 8
DUR 2
 
2:30pm Friday
STONYBROOK
NCSTATE
 
7:05pm Friday
SYR
DUR
 
6:35pm Saturday
SYR
DUR
 
5:05pm Sunday
SYR
DUR
 
Final
TEX 3
CLE 12
Final
COL 6
CIN 4
Final
MIA 2
PIT 5
Final
CWS 5
TOR 3
Final
KAN 2
NYY 4
Final
BOS 4
MIN 6
Final
PHI 0
NYM 7
Final
SEA 3
TAM 0
Final
SFG 3
MIL 1
Final
DET 3
OAK 2
Final
HOU 4
BAL 5
Final
WAS 3
CHC 0
Final
ARI 3
STL 4
7th
SDP 5
ANA 3
 
8th
ATL 1
LOS 1
 
1:05pm Today
CWS
BAL
 
4:35pm Today
CWS
BAL
 
8:05pm Tonight
BOS
TEX
 
10:05pm Tonight
DET
ANA
 
10:05pm Tonight
NYY
OAK
 
10:10pm Tonight
CLE
SEA
 
10:10pm Tonight
PIT
SDP
 
10:15pm Tonight
ATL
SFG
 
4:05pm Friday
KAN
CHC
 
7:05pm Friday
COL
PHI
 
7:05pm Friday
TAM
BAL
 
7:10pm Friday
MIA
NYM
 
7:10pm Friday
WAS
CIN
 
8:05pm Friday
BOS
TEX
 
8:10pm Friday
ARI
MIL
 
8:10pm Friday
CWS
HOU
 
8:10pm Friday
TOR
MIN
 
8:15pm Friday
LOS
STL
 
10:05pm Friday
DET
ANA
 
10:05pm Friday
NYY
OAK
 
10:10pm Friday
CLE
SEA
 
10:10pm Friday
PIT
SDP
 
10:15pm Friday
ATL
SFG
 
2:10pm Saturday
TOR
MIN
 
3:05pm Saturday
COL
PHI
 
4:05pm Saturday
TAM
BAL
 
4:10pm Saturday
ARI
MIL
 
4:10pm Saturday
CWS
HOU
 
4:10pm Saturday
MIA
NYM
 
4:10pm Saturday
WAS
CIN
 
7:15pm Saturday
BOS
TEX
 
7:15pm Saturday
KAN
CHC
 
7:15pm Saturday
LOS
STL
 
10:05pm Saturday
ATL
SFG
 
10:05pm Saturday
DET
ANA
 
10:05pm Saturday
NYY
OAK
 
10:10pm Saturday
CLE
SEA
 
10:10pm Saturday
PIT
SDP
 
1:10pm Sunday
MIA
NYM
 
1:10pm Sunday
WAS
CIN
 
1:35pm Sunday
COL
PHI
 
1:35pm Sunday
TAM
BAL
 
2:10pm Sunday
ARI
MIL
 
2:10pm Sunday
CWS
HOU
 
2:10pm Sunday
TOR
MIN
 
2:15pm Sunday
LOS
STL
 
2:20pm Sunday
KAN
CHC
 
3:05pm Sunday
BOS
TEX
 
4:05pm Sunday
ATL
SFG
 
4:05pm Sunday
NYY
OAK
 
4:10pm Sunday
CLE
SEA
 
8:05pm Sunday
DET
ANA
 
9:10pm Sunday
PIT
SDP
 
7:05pm Monday
TOR
WAS
 
7:10pm Monday
CHC
MIA
 
7:10pm Monday
MIN
BOS
 
8:10pm Monday
BAL
HOU
 
8:10pm Monday
MIL
STL
 
8:40pm Monday
LOS
COL
 
9:40pm Monday
ATL
ARI
 
10:05pm Monday
TAM
ANA
 
10:10pm Monday
NYM
SDP
 
10:10pm Monday
NYY
SEA
 
10:15pm Monday
PIT
SFG
 
Final
HOU 90
GSW 104
 
9:00pm Friday
GSW
HOU
 
9:00pm Sunday
HOU
GSW
 
Final
ANA 2
CHI 5
8:00pm Friday
TAM
NYR
 
8:00pm Saturday
CHI
ANA
 
12:00pm Friday
AUBURN
CHARLESTON
 
1:00pm Friday
CALIFORNIA
CCAROLINA
 
1:00pm Friday
COLUMBIA
ECAROLINA
 
1:00pm Friday
ORALROBRTS
ARKANSAS
 
1:00pm Friday
OREGON
IOWA
 
1:00pm Friday
SFLORIDA
FAU
 
1:00pm Friday
WRIGHTST
NOTREDAME
 
2:00pm Friday
MICHIGAN
BRADLEY
 
2:30pm Friday
STONYBROOK
NCSTATE
 
2:30pm Friday
TEXAS
OREGONST
 
3:00pm Friday
INDIANA
RADFORD
 
3:30pm Friday
ULLAFAYETE
RICE
 
4:00pm Friday
LEHIGH
LSU
 
6:00pm Friday
CANISIUS
SWMISSOURI
 
6:00pm Friday
CLEMSON
ARIZONAST
 
6:00pm Friday
MERCER
FLORIDAST
 
6:00pm Friday
MOREHEADST
LOUISVILLE
 
6:00pm Friday
VIRGINIA
USC
 
7:00pm Friday
FIU
MIAFLA
 
7:00pm Friday
FLAAM
FLORIDA
 
7:00pm Friday
MARYLAND
MISS
 
7:00pm Friday
SACREDHART
TCU
 
7:00pm Friday
STJOHNS
OKLAHOMAST
 
7:00pm Friday
TSOUTHERN
TEXASAM
 
7:00pm Friday
VCU
DALLASBAPT
 
8:00pm Friday
HSTNBAPT
HOUSTON
 
8:00pm Friday
LIPSCOMB
VANDERBILT
 
8:00pm Friday
OHIO
ILLINOIS
 
8:00pm Friday
TULANE
NWILMINGTN
 
10:00pm Friday
PEPPERDINE
FULLERTON
 
10:00pm Friday
SANDIEGOST
CSANTABAR
 
11:00pm Friday
CSBAKER
UCLA
 
Final
ROC 8
DUR 2
 
7:05pm Friday
SYR
DUR
 
6:35pm Saturday
SYR
DUR
 
5:05pm Sunday
SYR
DUR