Jul 31, 2015, 2:36 PM EDT
NEW YORK — The Nationals roll into New York this weekend fresh off a series win against the Miami Marlins and with a three-game lead in first place in the NL East. The Mets will do their best to try and gain some ground in the division race against a Nats team that looks revitalized by the players they have recently activated off the disabled list.
Gio Gonzalez (8-4, 3.83) will start the Friday night opener opposite right-hander Matt Harvey (9-7, 3.16). Gio is in the middle of his best stretch of the 2015 season with a 1.45 ERA in his last five outings. He faced the Mets two starts ago and earned the win after allowing two earned runs in six innings of work.
Harvey has also been pitching well as of late with a 2.36 ERA in his last seven starts. He was opposite Gio in the July 20 matchup and took the loss after giving up five runs (4 ER) in seven innings.
Enjoy the game…
WASHINGTON NATIONALS at NEW YORK METS
Where: Citi Field, New York
Gametime: 7:10 p.m. EDT
TV: MASN, MLB Network (outside D.C. and N.Y. markets), MLB.tv
Radio: 106.7 FM, 1500 AM, XM 869
Weather: Clear, 85 degrees, wind 6 mph out to CF
2B Anthony Rendon
3B Yunel Escobar
LF Jayson Werth
RF Bryce Harper
1B Ryan Zimmerman
SS Ian Desmond
CF Michael Taylor
C Jose Lobaton
LHP Gio Gonzalez
RF Curtis Granderson
SS Ruben Tejada
1B Daniel Murphy
3B Juan Uribe
C Travis d’Arnaud
2B Wilmer Flores
CF Juan Lagares
LF Eric Campbell
RHP Matt Harvey
HP Jerry Meals (cc)
1B Andy Fletcher
2B Jordan Baker
3B Paul Emmel
FINAL NL EAST STANDINGS
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