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Washington Nationals vs New York Mets: GameThread 8 of 162

Washington and New York play the second game of their three-game set in Nationals Park at 1:05 PM EDT this afternoon with Gio Gonzalez on the mound against Mets' lefty Steven Matz. FOLLOW: MASN 2; 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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New York Mets
at Washington Nationals

April 7, 2018 1:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Gio Gonzalez vs Steven Matz

WEATHER: Partly Cloudy, 42°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Trea Turner - SS


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. MAT - CF

7. Goody - LF

8. Pedro Severino - C

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


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Today's Lineups:

Asdrubal Cabrera - 2B Trea Turner - SS
Yoenis Cespedes - LF Anthony Rendon - 3B
Wilmer Flores - 1B Bryce Harper - RF
Todd Frazier - 3B Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Travis d'Arnaud - C Howie Kendrick - 2B
Jay Bruce - RF Michael Taylor - CF
Juan Lagares - CF Brian Goodwin - LF
Steven Matz - LHP Pedro Severino - C
Amed Rosario - SS Gio Gonzalez - LHP

Gonzalez vs the Mets:

Matz vs the Nationals:

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