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The Washington Nationals play the second game of their four-game set in Citi Field at 7:10 PM when Max Scherzer and New York Mets' right-hander Matt Harvey go head to head. TV: MASN, SNY; RADIO: 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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Washington Nationals
@ New York Mets

Friday, May 1, 2015 7:10 PM EDT
Citi Field

Matt Harvey vs Max Scherzer

WEATHER: Partly Cloudy, 54°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

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

2. Yunel Escobar - 3B

3.The WereWerth - LF

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

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

6. Wilson "Duke of Lizards" Ramos - C

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

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

9. "Mad Max" Scherzer - RHP

• LINKS:

Nationals vs Mets: Series Preview [Infographic]
Nationals have a chance to put rough April behind them
Nats vs Mets: Series Preview - Oppo research

Complete Coverage >


• For a New York Mets fan's perspective, check out the SB Nation's Braves site: Amazin' Avenue

Today's Lineups:

WASHINGTON NATIONALS NEW YORK METS
Michael Taylor - CF Curtis Granderson - RF
Yunel Escobar - 3B Juan Lagares - CF
Jayson Werth - LF Lucas Duda - 1B
Bryce Harper - RF Michael Cuddyer - LF
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B Daniel Murphy - 3B
Wilson Ramos - C Wilmer Flores - SS
Ian Desmond - SS Dilson Herrera - 2B
Dan Uggla - 2B Kevin Plawecki - C
Max Scherzer - RHP Matt Harvey - RHP

Harvey vs the Nationals:

Nationals PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Ian Desmond 14 11 4 1 1 1 3 2 .364 .500 .727 1.227 2
Jayson Werth 12 10 3 2 6 .300 .417 .300 .717 1
Ryan Zimmerman 12 11 3 1 1 1 2 .273 .333 .545 .879
Denard Span 11 11 2 1 4 .182 .182 .364 .545
Bryce Harper 10 10 5 .000 .000 .000 .000
Dan Uggla 8 5 2 3 2 .400 .625 .400 1.025
Stephen Strasburg 4 4 1 1 2 .250 .250 .500 .750
Yunel Escobar 3 2 1 1 .500 .667 .500 1.167
Wilson Ramos 3 3 1 1 .333 .333 .667 1.000
Clint Robinson 3 3 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Max Scherzer 3 3 1 1 1 .333 .333 .667 1.000
Michael Taylor 3 3 1 2 .333 .333 .333 .667
Jose Lobaton 2 2 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Total 88 78 19 4 1 2 3 10 27 .244 .330 .397 .727 3

Scherzer vs the Mets:

Mets PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Michael Cuddyer 23 21 5 1 1 3 1 6 .238 .304 .429 .733 1
Curtis Granderson 22 17 4 1 2 4 4 .235 .381 .412 .793 1 1
Daniel Murphy 11 11 2 2 .182 .182 .182 .364
Wilmer Flores 6 5 1 2 .000 .167 .000 .167
Juan Lagares 6 5 1 4 .000 .167 .000 .167
Lucas Duda 4 4 2 2 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Bartolo Colon 2 2 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Matt Harvey 2 1 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500
Kirk Nieuwenhuis 1 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Total 77 67 13 1 2 7 8 22 .194 .289 .299 .588 1 1 1

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