2018 Season

Mets Pre-Game Report – 4/7/18

After having the day off on Friday, the Mets hope to add on to their 3-game winning streak as they face the Washington Nationals at 1:05pm today. On Thursday, the Mets defeated the Nationals soundly, 8-2. The Amazins’ offense was powered by home runs from Yoenis Cespedes, Michael Conforto, and Jay Bruce in Thursday’s game.

Steven Matz will take the hill for the Mets in today’s game, he will start against Gio Gonzalez. Matz had a rough season debut, as he allowed three runs and two home runs in four innings pitched in a loss to the Cardinals on Easter Sunday.

The starting lineups for today’s game are shown below:

New York Mets (5-1)

  1. Asdrubal Cabrera – 2B
  2. Yoenis Cespedes – LF
  3. Wilmer Flores – 1B
  4. Todd Frazier – 3B
  5. Travis d’Arnaud – C
  6. Jay Bruce – RF
  7. Juan Lagares – CF
  8. Steven Matz – P
  9. Amed Rosario – SS

Washington Nationals (4-3)

  1. Trea Turner – SS
  2. Anthony Rendon – 3B
  3. Bryce Harper – RF
  4. Ryan Zimmerman – 1B
  5. Howie Kendrick – 2B
  6. Michael A. Taylor – CF
  7. Brian Goodwin – LF
  8. Pedro Severino – C
  9. Gio Gonzalez – P

First pitch forecast

42° and cloudy in Washington D.C., with 10 mph winds heading north, rain is unlikely.

Where to watch the game or listen to the game?

  • TV: SNY
  • Radio: 710 WOR, 106.7 The Fan

 

Photo Credit: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

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