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Washington Nationals at New York Mets: GameThread 17 of 162

Washington and New York start a three-game set in Citi Field with Jeremy Hellickson on the mound for the Nationals against Mets' righty-hander Jacob deGrom in the series opener. GAME TIME: 7:10 PM EDT; FOLLOW: MASN; 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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Washington Nationals
at New York Mets

April 16, 2018 7:10 PM EDT
Citi Field

Jacob deGrom vs Jeremy Hellickson

WEATHER: Partly Cloudy, 52°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Trea Turner - SS

2. This is Howie Do It! - 2B

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. Mt. Adams - LF

6. Matt ["Nickname Pending"] Wieters - C

7. Wilmer Difo - 3B

8. #Hellboy - RHP

9. MAT - CF


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

Tonight's Lineups:

Trea Turner - SS Brandon Nimmo - RF
Howie Kendrick - 2B Asdrubal Cabrera - 2B
Bryce Harper - RF Michael Conforto - LF
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B Todd Frazier - 3B
Matt Adams - LF Adrian Gonzalez - 1B
Matt Wieters - C Juan Lagares - CF
Wilmer Difo - 3B Jose Lobaton - C
Jeremy Hellickson - RHP Jacob deGrom - RHP
Michael Taylor - CF Amed Rosario - SS

deGrom vs the Nationals:

Hellickson vs the Mets:

Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

• Mr. Kornheiser? "Don't Hate on the Nats, Baby!"

• Who's Watching The Nationals?