Taijuan Walker takes mound in Game 1 of doubleheader vs. Phillies at 4:10 p.m. on SNY

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The Mets (38-31, first in NL East) face the Philadelphia Phillies (34-37, third in NL East) on Friday for Game 1 of a doubleheader at 4:10 p.m. at Citi Field on SNY.

Mets Notes

  • RHP Sean Reid-Foley has been recalled from Triple-A Syracuse and will serve as the team’s 27th man for the doubleheader.

  • The Mets claimed C Chance Sisco off waivers from Baltimore on Friday. Sisco was optioned to Syracuse.

  • Joey Lucchesi underwent successful Tommy John surgery on Thursday.

  • Marcus Stroman (hip) remains on track to make his next start some time in the next few days, Luis Rojas said Friday. He also gave updates on Brandon Nimmo, J.D. Davis and Jonathan Villar.

  • The Mets split a four-game series with the Atlanta Braves this past week and hold a 3.5 game lead atop the NL East.

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Phillies

Mets

Odubel Herrera, CF

Jeff McNeil, 2B

Rhys Hoskins, 1B

Francisco Lindor, SS

Bryce Harper, RF

Michael Conforto, RF

J.T. Realmuto, C

Pete Alonso, 1B

Alec Bohm, 3B

Dominic Smith, LF

Travis Jankowski, LF

James McCann, C

Ronald Torreyes, SS

Kevin Pillar, CF

Nick Maton, 2B

Luis Guillorme, 3B

Aaron Nola, RHP

Taijuan Walker, RHP

Who is starting for the Mets?

Taijuan Walker, who is looking to bounce back after struggling in his last start.

Walker allowed four earned runs on 10 hits -- including two homers -- in 6.1 innings of work during the Mets' 5-2 loss to the Washington Nationals on Sunday.

Who is starting for the Phillies?

Aaron Nola, who is coming off his worst start of the season last Saturday.

Nola allowed six earned runs on six hits and three walks in just 2.1 innings before being removed.

Upcoming schedule

The Mets and Phillies will play Game 2 of the doubleheader at about 7:40 p.m. on Friday on SNY.

David Peterson will go for the Mets against Matt Moore.