Phillies vs. Mets: 2024 London Series Schedule & Details


Phillies vs. Mets: 2024 London Series Schedule & Details

Phillies and Mets Face Off: MLB London Series 2024

Phillies vs. Mets: 2024 London Series Schedule & Details

Phillies vs. Mets: 2024 MLB London Series – Everything You Need to Know

Updated on: June 7, 2024 / 5:58 AM EDT / CBS Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets are taking their rivalry across the pond to London Stadium, the home of West Ham United of the Premier League, in England for a two-game series this weekend.

Philadelphia and New York enter the weekend matchup headed in two different directions. The Phillies have the National League’s best record, while the Mets are spiraling down the National League East standings. The Phillies and Mets have faced each other four times already, with Philadelphia winning three out of four in May.

Key Takeaways:

  • The Phillies and Mets will play a two-game series at London Stadium.
  • The series is scheduled for June 8 and June 9, 2024.
  • FOX and ESPN will broadcast the games in the US.
  • Tickets are available on Ticketmaster and third-party websites.
Phillies vs. Mets: 2024 London Series Schedule & Details

What Time Do the Phillies vs. Mets Play?

  • Saturday, June 8, 2024
    • First Pitch: 1:10 p.m. ET (6:10 p.m. BST)
    • Home Team: New York Mets
    • Gates Open: 3:00 p.m. BST
  • Sunday, June 9, 2024
    • First Pitch: 10:10 a.m. ET (3:10 p.m. BST)
    • Home Team: Philadelphia Phillies
    • Gates Open: 12:00 p.m. BST

How to Watch the 2024 MLB London Series

MLB announced in December that FOX and ESPN would broadcast the 2024 London Series games. FOX will carry Saturday’s game, and ESPN will air Sunday’s matchup. Phillies fans can also listen to the game on SportsRadio 94WIP and WTTM 1680. Mets fans can listen on WCBS 880 or WINS 92.3 FM HD2.

How to Buy Tickets for the London Series

Tickets for both games are still available on Ticketmaster:

MLB is offering fan experience ticket packages starting at $785. Fans can also buy tickets on third-party websites such as StubHub and VividSeats. Currently, SeatGeek does not list tickets for this series.

How to Get to London Series Merch

Fans seeking London Series merchandise can buy online or at the Phillies’ or Mets’ team stores. The teams are selling MLB World Tour and London Series T-shirts, hoodies, hats, jerseys, posters, koozies, and pennant flags. The Mets’ website lists a London Series baseball signed by Jeff McNeil. London Series merch is also available online at Fanatics.

Phillies vs. Mets: 2024 London Series Schedule & Details

What to Do if You’re Going to London

If you’re traveling to London for the games, there will be plenty to do. MLB will host a free fan festival at Trafalgar Square from June 7-9. The festival will include music, merch, batting cages, and a chance for fans from the United Kingdom, Philly, and New York to enjoy baseball and London.

  • Friday, June 7: Phillies legend Chase Utley and former Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy will participate in a home run derby. There will be a London Series Pub Quiz afterward.
  • Throughout the weekend: Fans can watch both games during the Trafalgar Square Takeover.

The Phanatic has already been through the area in London, walking across The Mall near Buckingham Palace and the Victoria Memorial, dressed as a Buckingham Palace guard.

Phillies Fans Depart for U.K. as Team Takes on Mets in London Series

Phillies fans can also head to Philadelphia-inspired bar Passyunk Avenue in London. The popular bar will host a tailgate, bus tours, and other fun events for Philly fans headed to England. More information is available on their website. Fans can also follow “UK Phillies” on social media. The fan account is run by London native Dave Shaw, who became a Phillies fan in 2012 after attending a game in Philadelphia on the final leg of his backpacking trip across the United States.

“There are a lot of Philly fans based in the U.K. and Europe who are just as hearty as me,” Shaw said on a “Gallen of Questions.”

Where to Watch if You’re Staying Home in Philadelphia

Not everyone can afford a trip to London, but there are plenty of places in Philly to watch the Phils face the Mets this weekend:

  • McGillin’s Olde Ale House in Center City: Hosting a London watch party on Saturday and launching a Doyle $1 dog day to honor John Doyle. Drink specials and the “Phillies-tini” will be served.
  • Founding Fathers on South Street: Another place to watch the games — the sports bar serves brunch at 10:30 a.m.
  • Xfinity Live!: Opening early at 9 a.m. on Saturday for the Kenny Chesney concert and Sunday for the Phillies-Mets’ 10:10 a.m. ET start.
Phillies vs. Mets: 2024 London Series Schedule & Details

FAQs About the MLB London Series 2024

Q: What teams are playing in the 2024 MLB London Series? A: The Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets are playing in the 2024 MLB London Series.

Q: When and where are the games being held? A: The games are on June 8 and June 9, 2024, at London Stadium in London, England.

Q: How can I watch the games in the United States? A: Saturday’s game will be broadcast on FOX, and Sunday’s game will be on ESPN. Radio broadcasts are available for both teams’ fans.

Q: Where can I buy tickets for the games? A: Tickets can be purchased on Ticketmaster, StubHub, and VividSeats.

Q: What other activities are available for fans in London? A: MLB will host a fan festival at Trafalgar Square, including a home run derby, pub quiz, and opportunities to watch the games.

Q: Where can I buy London Series merchandise? A: Merch can be bought online or at the Phillies’ or Mets’ team stores, as well as on Fanatics.

Conclusion

The 2024 MLB London Series featuring the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets promises to be an exciting event for baseball fans on both sides of the Atlantic. With games broadcast on major networks, a variety of fan activities in London, and plenty of places to watch from home, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

For more information and updates, follow the series on social media and keep an eye on MLB’s official channels. Don’t forget to grab your tickets and merchandise before they sell out!


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