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Washington and New York start a three-game set in Citi Field with left-hander Gio Gonzalez on the mound for the Nationals against the Mets’ lefty Jason Vargas.

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Washington Nationals
at New York Mets

August 24, 2018 7:10 PM EDT
Citi Field

Jason Vargas vs Gio Gonzalez

WEATHER: Sunny, 78°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. #Treange - SS

2. #RENDONISREADY - 3B

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. #JuanPursuit - LF

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

7. MAT - CF

8. #DifOBP - 2B

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

• LINKS:

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Tanner Roark emerges from dark period...


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

Tonight's Lineups:

NATIONALS METS
Trea Turner - SS Amed Rosario - SS
Anthony Rendon - 3B Jeff McNeil - 2B
Bryce Harper - RF Wilmer Flores - 1B
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B Todd Frazier - 3B
Juan Soto - LF Jay Bruce - RF
Matt Wieters - C Austin Jackson - CF
Michael Taylor - CF Jose Bautista - LF
Wilmer Difo - 2B Kevin Plawecki - C
Gio Gonzalez - LHP Jason Vargas - LHP

Vargas vs the Nationals:

Gonzalez vs the Mets:

Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

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

• Who's Watching The Nationals?