RHP Matt Harvey will make his third start of the spring. In 4.2 innings, Harvey has allowed five earned runs on six hits and one walk with five strikeouts.
Zack Wheeler had also been scheduled to pitch. However, Dan Warthen told reporters that Wheeler will start tomorrow's game instead of pitching in relief today.
LHP Justin Nicolino will get the start for the Marlins. He appeared in 18 games for Miami last year, finishing 3-6 with a 4.99 ERA ERA and 1.46 WHIP. In 4.1 innings this spring, Nicolino has surrendered seven runs (six earned) on nine hits with one walk.
The Mets will take on the Nationals at 1:05 p.m. on Thursday in West Palm Beach, FL. Steven Matz will take the mound for the Mets for his third start of spring training. The Nationals have yet to announce a starting pitcher.