Matz to face Nationals for first time in his career as Mets play Nationals in rubber game

Left-hander Steven Matz (6-1, 2.81 ERA) gets the ball as the Mets go for the series win in Washington on Wednesday. Righty Tanner Roark (3-3, 2.89) starts opposite Matz in what could prove to be a solid pitchers' duel. Matz has won his last six starts, and the Mets trail the Nationals by 1 1/2 games in the NL East. More »

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