Reliever Jeurys Familia will open Monday's Grapefruit League when the Mets take on the Nationals on Monday at 1:10 p.m. on SNY.
Michael Conforto remains in the cleanup spot after homering in the last two games. He is hitting .255/.314/.468 with three home runs and eight RBI this spring. ... Juan Lagares is back in the lineup on Monday batting second and in center field. ... Robinson Cano enters the game with a .486 average and two home runs.
|Wilmer Difo, SS||Brandon Nimmo, LF|
|Carter Kieboom, 2B||Juan Lagares, CF|
|Juan Soto, LF||Robinson Cano, DH|
|Matt Adams, 1B||Michael Conforto, RF|
|Kurt Suzuki, C||Dominic Smith, 1B|
|Jake Noll, 3B||Tomas Nido, C|
|Collin Cowgill, CF||Luis Guillorme, 2B|
|Spencer Kieboom, DH||Adeiny Hechavarria, SS|
|Hunter Jones, RF||
Will Toffey, 3B
Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Jeurys Familia will start the game for the Mets while RHP Kyle Dowdy, who was originally scheduled to get the start, will also appear.
Who is starting for the Nationals?
RHP Joe Ross, who has a 1.17 ERA this spring, having allowed just two runs, one earned, on eight hits and three walks in 7.2 innings pitched.
The Mets visit the Marlins at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium on Tuesday in Jupiter, Fla. at 1:05 p.m.