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Gio Gonzalez takes the mound against fellow lefty Jon Niese in New York tonight in the third game of the Washington Nationals' four-game set with the Mets in Citi Field. 7:10 PM EDT; TV: MASN; RADIO: 106.7 the FAN.

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Washington Nationals
@ New York Mets

Saturday, May 2, 2015 7:10 PM EDT
Citi Field

Jon Niese vs Gio Gonzalez

WEATHER: Partly Cloudy, 57°

• 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. #NRSOD - 2B

9. Gio Gonzalez (aka The Best-Dressed Pitcher in Town) - LHP

• LINKS:

Nationals vs Mets: Series Preview [Infographic]
Mets 4-0 over Nationals: Harvey outduels Scherzer
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 John Mayberry - 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 Dilson Herrera - 2B
Ian Desmond - SS Ruben Tejada - SS
Danny Espinosa - 2B Anthony Recker - C
Gio Gonzalez - LHP Jon Niese - LHP

Niese vs the Nationals:

Nationals PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Dan Uggla 39 33 10 3 1 3 6 10 .303 .410 .455 .865
Jayson Werth 30 28 9 1 2 2 8 .321 .367 .357 .724
Ian Desmond 25 24 5 2 1 5 .208 .240 .292 .532
Danny Espinosa 19 18 7 1 1 3 5 .389 .389 .611 1.000 1
Ryan Zimmerman 18 17 7 1 1 1 4 .412 .444 .471 .915 1
Bryce Harper 14 10 3 3 1 .300 .462 .300 .762 1
Wilson Ramos 12 11 4 1 3 4 .364 .333 .636 .970 1
Denard Span 12 11 3 1 1 .273 .333 .273 .606
Tyler Moore 11 11 4 1 4 1 .364 .364 .636 1.000
Yunel Escobar 8 4 1 4 1 .250 .625 .250 .875
Jordan Zimmermann 5 3 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 2
Doug Fister 3 3 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jose Lobaton 3 3 .000 .000 .000 .000
Tanner Roark 2 2 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Total 201 178 54 8 1 3 16 18 42 .303 .365 .410 .776 4 1 1

Gonzalez vs the Mets:

Mets PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Curtis Granderson 25 24 3 1 1 2 1 8 .125 .160 .292 .452
John Mayberry 21 19 4 2 3 2 4 .211 .286 .526 .812
Michael Cuddyer 19 14 6 1 1 3 5 4 .429 .579 .714 1.293 1
Daniel Murphy 19 17 6 1 1 2 4 .353 .421 .471 .892
Ruben Tejada 19 15 4 4 5 .267 .421 .267 .688
Lucas Duda 17 14 2 1 3 4 .143 .294 .143 .437
Juan Lagares 17 16 6 2 1 1 4 3 .375 .412 .813 1.224 1
Eric Campbell 11 10 2 2 1 3 .200 .273 .200 .473 1
Wilmer Flores 11 10 1 4 .000 .091 .000 .091
Anthony Recker 4 4 3 .000 .000 .000 .000
Bartolo Colon 3 3 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Dilson Herrera 3 3 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
Dillon Gee 2 2 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Carlos Torres 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Total 172 152 33 4 2 5 16 19 46 .217 .308 .368 .677 1 2

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