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Washington Nationals vs New York Mets: GameThread 7 of 162

Washington's Nationals play their 2018 home opener at 1:05 PM EDT against the New York Mets with Stephen Strasburg on the mound against Jacob deGrom in the first of three in the nation's capital. FOLLOW: MASN, MLBN (out of market), 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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New York Mets
at Washington Nationals

April 5, 2018 1:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Stephen Strasburg vs Jacob deGrom

WEATHER: Partly Cloudy, 53°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Mighty Mouse - LF


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. This is Howie Do it! - 2B

6. Trea Turner - SS

7. Migue Montero - C

8. #Stretchburg - RHP

9. MAT - CF


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Today's Lineups:

Michael Conforto - CF Adam Eaton - LF
Asdrubal Cabrera - 2B Anthony Rendon - 3B
Yoenis Cespedes - LF Bryce Harper - RF
Jay Bruce - RF Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Todd Frazier - 3B Howie Kendrick - 2B
Adrian Gonzalez - 1B Trea Turner - SS
Kevin Plawecki - C Miguel Montero - C
Jose Reyes - SS Stephen Strasburg - RHP
Jacob deGrom - RHP Michael Taylor - CF

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