As you may be aware, Brett Myers made his rehab debut today in Clearwater, where he allowed two hits and struck out two batters while pitching the fourth inning of a continuation of a rain-delayed game.
All three strikeouts were looking.
Myers is expected to re-join the team at some point in September, when he will attempt to help the Phillies as a reliever.
The last time the Phillies and Mets faced each other with one team holding a double-digit lead in the standings over the other was Aug. 25, 2006. Coincidentally, the Phillies trailed the Mets by 13.5 games, the same margin they currently lead their rival to the North.
Here's Charlie Manuel on the match-up: