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Open Thread: Mets vs Nationals, Mets vs Astros, 3/8/2011

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Cap's Eyes.
Cap's Eyes.

The Mets have a split squad today, with half of the team traveling to Kissimmee to take on the Astros and the other half welcoming the Nationals to Port St. Lucie. Here are the details:

METS vs NATIONALS (HOME)

The game will be televised on SNY and MLB.tv, and you can follow along at MLB.com. Scheduled to pitch for the Mets:

Chris Capuano, LHP
Taylor Buchholz, RHP
Jason Isringhausen, RHP
Mike O'Connor, LHP
Taylor Tankersley, LHP
Blaine Boyer, RHP

And the Mets' lineup:

Jose Reyes, SS
Willie Harris, RF
David Wright, 3B
Daniel Murphy, 1B
Nick Evans, LF
Justin Turner, 2B
Kirk Nieuwenhuis, CF
Mike Nickeas, C
Raul Chavez, DH

METS vs ASTROS (AWAY)

This game is not televised but you can still follow it at MLB.com. Scheduled to pitch for the Mets:

Oliver Perez, LHP
Pat Misch, LHP
Bobby Parnell, RHP
Tim Byrdak, RHP
Pedro Beato, RHP
Armando Rodriguez, RHP
Manny Alvarez, RHP

And the Mets' lineup:

Scott Hairston, CF
Brad Emaus, 2B
Ike Davis, 1B
Lucas Duda, LF
Zach Lutz, 3B
Fernando Martinez, RF
Josh Thole, C
Dusty Ryan, DH
Ruben Tejada, SS