Enyel De Los Santos set for debut as Phillies target Mets

Enyel De Los Santos makes Philadelphia debut tonight for the Phillies
Enyel De Los Santos will make his Major League debut on Tuesday night as the Phillies and Mets continue their four-game set at Citi Field in Flushing, New York.

The 22-year-old hurler leads the International League with a 1.89 ERA and has 87 strikeouts over 16 starts for Triple-A Lehigh Valley. The Dominican right-hander was acquired via trade this past offseason in a move that shipped Freddy Galvis to San Diego. He was selected to start Wednesday's Triple-A All-Star Game and will represent the Phillies in the Futures Game this coming Sunday in Washington.

The Mets will counter with their own rookie making his Major League debut in righty Drew Gagnon. The 28-year-old has a combined 4.40 ERA over 18 minor league starts this season, 17 at Triple-A.

The Phillies split Monday's doubleheader with the Mets, dropping the first contest,4-3, on a Wilmer Flores walk-off homer in the tenth before Aaron Nola put on another clinic in game two, performing admirably on the mound while also driving in three runs in a 3-1 victory.

Nola surrendered one hit and one walk over seven shutout innings. He whiffed ten and at one point retired 18 straight.

Evened Up
The Braves had off day on Monday, leaving Atlanta and Philadelphia even with 89 games played and identical 50-39 records.

The Braves open a series at home against Toronto beginning Tuesday night.
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BY PATRICK GORDON
Managing Editor
pgordon@philadelphiabaseballreview.com

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