The Mets go for a series win against the Nationals when they wrap up their three-game set at Citi Field on Sunday at 1:10 p.m. on SNY.
The Mets, who have won four of their last five games, are going for their third-straight series win to open the season. ... Pete Alonso leads all rookies in hits and doubles, and is tied for the lead in RBI. ... The Mets have scored 23 runs in the seventh inning or later this season, which is the second-most in the majors behind the Dodgers, who have scored 24 runs in the seventh or later. ... Zack Wheeler has a 1.63 ERA in his last eight starts at Citi Field, dating back to June 27, 2018.
|Adam Eaton, RF||Jeff McNeil, LF|
|Howie Kendrick, 2B||Pete Alonso, 1B|
|Anthony Rendon, 3B||Robinson Cano, 2B|
|Juan Soto, LF||Michael Conforto, RF|
|Ryan Zimmerman, 1B||Wilson Ramos, C|
|Kurt Suzuki, C||J.D. Davis, 3B|
|Wilmer Difo, SS||Amed Rosario, SS|
|Max Scherzer, RHP||Keon Broxton, CF|
|Victor Robles, CF||Zack Wheeler, RHP|
Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Zack Wheeler, who allowed four runs on six hits while walking one and striking out seven in five innings against the Nationals on March 31 in Washington, D.C. Wheeler has a 2.03 ERA in his last 12 starts dating back to 2018, and has pitched at least 7.0 innings in 10 of those 12 starts.
Who is starting for the Nationals?
RHP Max Scherzer, who allowed two runs on two hits while walking three and striking out 12 in 7.2 innings against the Mets on Opening Day. Scherzer allowed two runs (one earned) on seven hits while walking one and striking out nine in 5.0 innings on April 2 against the Phillies.
The Mets are off on Monday.
They open a two-game series against the Twins on Tuesday at Citi Field, with RHP Jacob deGrom opposing RHP Kyle Gibson.