The Mets (20-20, 3.5 games behind Phillies in NL East) try to get back over .500 when they continue their three-game set against the Nationals (16-25, 8.0 games behind Phillies) Wednesday at 7:05 p.m. on SNY.
J.D. Davis is back in the lineup at third base, batting second, while Todd Frazier returns to the bench. ... Juan Lagares is in center field with Brandon Nimmo sitting against a lefty. ... The Mets' three-game winning streak is tied for their longest of the season. A win Wednesday would give them a season-high four-game winning streak. ... The Mets are 9-4 in Washington since the start of the 2018 season and have hit 15 home runs in those games.
|Jeff McNeil, LF||Adam Eaton, RF|
|J.D. Davis, 3B||Victor Robles, CF|
|Robinson Canó, 2B||Anthony Rendon, 3B|
|Pete Alonso, 1B||Juan Soto, LF|
|Michael Conforto, RF||Howie Kendrick, 1B|
|Amed Rosario, SS||Brian Dozier, 2B|
|Wilson Ramos, C||Yan Gomes, C|
|Juan Lagares, CF||Wilmer Difo, SS|
|Wilmer Font, P||Patrick Corbin, P|
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Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Wilmer Font (1-0, 5.50 ERA), who is making his second start for the Mets since being acquired from the Rays. Last week in San Diego, Font allowed two runs in four innings, giving up three hits with one strikeout on 60 pitches.
Who is starting for the Nationals?
LHP Patrick Corbin (3-1, 3.20 ERA), who tossed seven shutout innings last week against the Dodgers. In his first outing against the Mets on April 6, Corbin gave up three runs -- all solo home runs -- in six innings while striking out nine.
The Mets finish their three-game set with the Nationals Thursday afternoon at 1:05 p.m. RHP Zack Wheeler (3-2, 4.35 ERA) is set to start for the Mets while RHP Aníbal Sánchez (0-6, 5.27 ERA) is the Nationals' scheduled starter.