MMO Game Thread: Mets vs. Nationals, 7:05 PM

New York Mets vs. Washington Nationals
Tuesday, March 13 – The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches – 7:05 p.m.
Zack Wheeler (0-0, 1.80 ERA) vs. Max Scherzer (2-0, 2.00 ERA)
MLB Network

The New York Mets (split squad) will take on the Washington Nationals this evening at 7:05 p.m. Zack Wheeler will toe the rubber for the Mets and is opposed by Max Scherzer.

Mets Lineup

  1. Juan Lagares (R) CF
  2. Amed Rosario (R) SS
  3. Asdrubal Cabrera (S) 2B
  4. Todd Frazier (R) 3B
  5. Wilmer Flores (R) 1B
  6. Kevin Plawecki (R) C
  7. Matthew den Dekker (L) LF
  8. Kevin Kaczmarski (L) RF
  9. Patrick Mazeika (L) DH

Nationals Lineup

  1. Wilmer Difo (S) 2B
  2. Trea Turner (R) SS
  3. Bryce Harper (L) RF
  4. Anthony Rendon (R) 3B
  5. Brian Goodwin (L) LF
  6. Matt Wieters (S) C
  7. Victor Robles (R) CF
  8. Jose Marmolejos (L) 1B
  9. Max Scherzer (R) P


The Mets dropped their matinee game against the Houston Astros 6-1 at First Data Field. Brandon Nimmo homered and Noah Syndergaard fired 4.2 innings with five strikeouts.

Yoenis Cespedes, who was scratched from this afternoon’s lineup had his x-rays on his wrist come back negative. He is considered day-to-day.

Outfielder Tim Tebow highlights the players reassigned to minor league camp, which were announced this afternoon.

Noah Syndergaard will get the nod for Opening Day with Jacob deGrom starting Game No. 2 of the season.

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