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Washington and New York start a four-game set with Max Scherzer on the mound against Jason Vargas in the series opener in Nationals Park. GAME TIME: 7:05 PM EDT; FOLLOW: MASN; 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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New York Mets
at Washington Nationals

September 20, 2018 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Max Scherzer vs Jason Vargas

WEATHER: Clear, 78°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Victor Robles - CF

2. #Treange - SS

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


5. #JuanPursuit - LF

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

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

8. Adrian Sanchez - 2B

9. "Mad Max" Scherzer - RHP


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Tonight's Lineups:

Amed Rosario - SS Victor Robles - CF
Jeff McNeil - 2B Trea Turner - SS
Michael Conforto - RF Bryce Harper - RF
Jay Bruce - 1B Anthony Rendon - 3B
Dominic Smith - LF Juan Soto - LF
Brandon Nimmo - CF Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Jose Reyes - 3B Matt Wieters - C
Kevin Plawecki - C Adrian Sanchez - 2B
Jason Vargas - LHP Max Scherzer - RHP

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Vargas vs the Nationals:

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