Originally posted on MetsZilla  |  Last updated 4/9/12

The first place New York Mets will take on the second place Washington Nationals in a battle for the division lead tonight at 7:10 p.m.at Citi Field.

Mike Pelfrey will toe the mound for New York and try to join in on all the fun the staff has had to open the season (27 IP, 25 K, 2.00 ERA).

Line-up:


Mets Monday lineup vs. Nationals: Tejada-SS, Murphy-2B, Wright-3B, Davis-1B, Bay-LF, Duda-RF, Thole-C, Nieuwenhuis-CF, Pelfrey-RHP about 4 hours ago via webReplyRetweetFavorite @Mets New York Mets

Notes:


According to Elias, the last time Mets had eight out of nine homegrown starters was April 19, 1990 vs. the Cubs. about 4 hours ago via webReplyRetweetFavorite @Mets New York Mets


Sounds like Miguel Batista could be in line for a stray save or two if Francisco and Rauch keep pitching as often as they have. #Mets about 1 hour ago via Twitter for AndroidReplyRetweetFavorite @AnthonyDiComo Anthony DiComo

 

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