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Open Thread: Mets vs. Nationals, spring training, 3/7/19

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Jacob deGrom will make his third Grapefruit League start.

New York Mets Photo Day Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images

Following yesterday’s scheduled off-day, the New York Mets will travel to FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches to take on their division rivals, the Washington Nationals, for the first time this spring.

Today’s game will feature a marquee pitching matchup between Mets’ ace Jacob deGrom and the Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg. Brandon Nimmo will make his first start in the outfield since recovering from a stomach virus.

Mets lineup

Brandon Nimmo - LF
Keon Broxton - CF
Michael Conforto - RF
Wilson Ramos - C
Pete Alonso - 1B
J.D. Davis - 3B
Tim Tebow - DH
Luis Guillorme - SS
Dilson Herrera - 2B

Jacob deGrom - P

Nationals lineup

Trea Turner - SS
Adam Eaton - RF
Anthony Rendon - 3B
Juan Soto - LF
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Matt Adams - DH
Brian Dozier - 2B
Yan Gomes - C
Michael Taylor - CF

Stephen Strasburg - P