Phillies vs. Mets preview

7:05, Citizens Bank Park. TV: Comcast SportsNet. Radio: WPHT (1210-AM); WUBA (1480-AM) Spanish. Ticket info: The Phillies have sold 44,000 tickets for tonight's game.

Mets RHP Mike Pelfrey (2-0, 6.32) vs. Phillies RHP Chan Ho Park (0-0, 7.16)

Mets update: Pelfrey went 13-11 last season with a 3.72 ERA but is off to a rough start, allowing 19 hits and nine walks in 15 2/3 innings. He is coming off his strongest start of the year, an 8-2 win over Washington in which he allowed two runs on six hits and three walks in 5 2/3 innings. Pelfrey faced the Phillies three times last season, going 1-1 with a 4.24 ERA ... CF Carlos Beltran is hitting .388 with a .473 on-base percentage, while 1B Carlos Delgado leads the team in home runs (three) and RBI (16).

Phillies update: CF Shane Victorino has a 10-game hitting streak ... 2B Chase Utley is 3-for-11 with two HRs and six RBI in his career against Pelfrey ... 3B Greg Dobbs is 4-for-8 with an HR and three RBI off him ... LF Raul Ibanez is hitting .359 with a .433 on-base percentage with seven HRs and 17 RBI ... Utley is hitting .342 with a .461 OBP with seven HRs and 20 RBI ... Park has improved in each of his three starts and is coming off a strong outing against the Marlins in which he allowed four runs on five hits in seven innings.