LEADING OFF: Mets ace Scherzer starts night game vs Phillies


              St. Louis Cardinals' Harrison Bader, bottom, steals third base during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Saturday, April 23, 2022, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean)
            
              Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Kyle Freeland throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Monday, April 25, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)
            
              New York Mets starting pitcher Max Scherzer (21) delivers the ball to the San Francisco Giants during the second inning of the second game of a baseball double-header Tuesday, April 19, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
LEADING OFF: Mets ace Scherzer starts night game vs Phillies