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The Washington Nationals and New York Mets start a three-game set in the nation's capital with Max Scherzer on the mound against Jon Niese at 1:05 PM EDT this afternoon. TV: MASN 2; RADIO: 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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New York Mets
@ Washington Nationals

Monday, September 7, 2015 1:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Max Scherzer vs Jon Niese

WEATHER: Sunny, 87°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. The WereWerth - LF

2. #RENDONISREADY - 2B

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

4. #YESCOBAR - 3B

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

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

7. Wilson "Duke of Lizards" Ramos - C

8. Michael "It's Michael Taylor Time!" Taylor - CF

9. "Mad Max" Scherzer - RHP

• LINKS:

Nationals sweep four-game set with Braves
No.34 hits no.34 in Nationals' 8-4 win over the Braves
Nationals have a chance to make some noise on homestand

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Today's Lineups:

NEW YORK METS WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Curtis Granderson - RF Jayson Werth - LF
David Wright - 3B Anthony Rendon - 2B
Daniel Murphy - 1B Bryce Harper - RF
Yoenis Cespedes - CF Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Michael Conforto - LF Yunel Escobar - 3B
Travis d'Arnaud - C Ian Desmond - SS
Kelly Johnson - 2B Wilson Ramos - C
Wilmer Flores - SS Michael Taylor - CF
Jon Niese - LHP Max Scherzer - RHP

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 26 24 6 1 2 4 1 6 .250 .308 .542 .849 1
Curtis Granderson 25 19 5 1 1 2 5 4 .263 .417 .474 .890 1 1
Kelly Johnson 18 18 4 2 7 .222 .222 .333 .556
Juan Uribe 16 16 4 2 3 .250 .250 .375 .625
Daniel Murphy 14 14 3 3 .214 .214 .214 .429
Yoenis Cespedes 13 11 5 1 1 1 2 2 3 .455 .538 1.000 1.538
Wilmer Flores 9 8 1 5 .000 .111 .000 .111
Juan Lagares 9 8 1 1 5 .125 .222 .125 .347
David Wright 7 6 1 1 .000 .143 .000 .143
Eric Young 7 7 1 3 .143 .143 .143 .286
Matt Harvey 4 2 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 1
Travis d'Arnaud 3 3 1 1 1 1 .333 .333 1.000 1.333
Kevin Plawecki 3 3 1 .333 .333 .333 .667
Bartolo Colon 2 2 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Kirk Nieuwenhuis 2 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
Total 158 143 31 7 2 4 9 12 45 .217 .282 .378 .660 2 1 1

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 34 32 10 1 2 2 9 .313 .353 .344 .697
Ian Desmond 28 27 7 2 1 6 .259 .286 .333 .619
Danny Espinosa 22 21 9 1 1 3 5 .429 .429 .619 1.048 1
Ryan Zimmerman 21 20 8 1 1 1 4 .400 .429 .450 .879 1
Bryce Harper 18 13 3 4 2 .231 .412 .231 .643 1
Wilson Ramos 15 14 6 1 3 5 .429 .400 .643 1.043 1
Yunel Escobar 12 8 1 4 2 .125 .417 .125 .542
Anthony Rendon 12 12 4 3 2 .333 .333 .583 .917 1
Tyler Moore 11 11 4 1 4 1 .364 .364 .636 1.000
Jordan Zimmermann 5 3 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 2
Michael Taylor 4 4 1 1 .250 .250 .250 .500
Doug Fister 3 3 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Gio Gonzalez 3 3
Jose Lobaton 3 3 .000 .000 .000 .000
Tanner Roark 2 2 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Total 232 206 64 11 1 3 17 18 48 .311 .364 .417 .782 7 1 2

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