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The Washington Nationals and New York Mets kick off the 2015 campaign today in the nation's capital with Max Scherzer on the mound against Mets' right-hander Bartolo Colon at 4:05 PM EDT. Who's ready for Opening Day?

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New York Mets
@ Washington Nationals

Monday, April 6, 2015 4:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Max Scherzer vs Bartolo Colon

WEATHER: Sunny, 70°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Michael "It's Michael Taylor Time" Taylor - CF

2. Yunel Escobar- 3B

3. Run-Until-He's-Tagged, Tape-Measure-Testing, Laser-Throwing, Eyeblack-Oozing, Baseball Cyborg" (aka Bryce Harper) - RF

4. THE KIDS CALL HIM ZIM!! - 1B (Word.)

5. Wilson "Duke of Lizards" Ramos - C

6. Ian "+Range, +Arm" Desmond - SS

7. Dan "Thanks, Braves!" Uggla - 2B

8. Tyler "Moore, Moore" Moore - LF

9. "Mad Max" Scherzer - RHP

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Opening Day Lineups

NEW YORK METS WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Curtis Granderson - RF Michael Taylor - CF
David Wright - 3B Yunel Escobar - 3B
Lucas Duda - 1B Bryce Harper - RF
Michael Cuddyer - LF Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Daniel Murphy - 2B Wilson Ramos - C
Juan Lagares - CF Ian Desmond - SS
Travis d'Arnaud - C Dan Uggla - 2B
Wilmer Flores - SS Tyler Moore - LF
Bartolo Colon - RHP Max Scherzer - RHP

• Scherzer vs the Mets:

Name PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Michael Cuddyer 19 17 4 1 0 1 3 1 5 .235 .316 .471 .786 0 0 0 1 0
Curtis Granderson 18 15 4 0 0 1 2 2 4 .267 .353 .467 .820 1 0 0 0 1
Daniel Murphy 8 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 0 0 0 0
Wilmer Flores 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0 0
Juan Lagares 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0 0
David Wright 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0 0
Matt Harvey 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 0 0
Total 56 47 10 1 0 2 5 7 16 .213 .327 .362 .689 1 0 0 1 1
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Generated 4/5/2015.

• Colon vs the Nationals:

Name PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Denard Span 16 14 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 .143 .250 .143 .393 0 0 0 0 0
Yunel Escobar 15 14 6 0 0 0 1 0 1 .429 .429 .429 .857 1 0 0 0 0
Ian Desmond 14 12 4 0 0 2 3 1 0 .333 .429 .833 1.262 0 0 0 1 1
Anthony Rendon 13 13 4 0 0 1 2 0 3 .308 .308 .538 .846 0 0 0 0 0
Jayson Werth 12 9 4 2 0 0 0 2 2 .444 .583 .667 1.250 0 0 0 1 0
Bryce Harper 11 10 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 .100 .091 .100 .191 0 1 0 0 0
Wilson Ramos 11 11 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .182 .182 .273 .455 0 0 0 0 0
Nate McLouth 6 6 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .667 1.167 0 0 0 0 0
Michael Taylor 5 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 .200 .200 .400 .600 0 0 0 0 0
Gio Gonzalez 4 4 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .250 .250 1.000 1.250 0 0 0 0 0
Tanner Roark 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 2 0 0 0 0
Danny Espinosa 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Jose Lobaton 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Tyler Moore 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 1
Ryan Zimmerman 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Jordan Zimmermann 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Craig Stammen 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 127 116 32 6 0 4 10 5 23 .276 .315 .431 .746 3 1 0 2 2
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Generated 4/5/2015.

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