Found September 01, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
Mets at Nationals • 8:05 PM LHP Jon Niese (6-6, 3.69 ERA) vs. RHP Ross Ohlendorf (3-0, 2.49 ERA) Starting Lineup 1. Eric Young Jr., LF 2. Daniel Murphy, 2B 3. Josh Satin, 3B 4. Lucas Duda, 1B 5. Travis d’Arnaud, C 6. Juan Lagares, RF 7. Matt den Dekker, CF 8. Omar Quintanilla, SS 9. Jonathon Niese, P Terry Collins mentioned that Flores is going to be back in the lineup on Monday. He has been dealing with his ankle injury and apparently altered his swing — but Adam Rubin notes the fatigue factor could be setting in as well. Duda replaces Davis in the line-up, who’s pretty much done for the year with an oblique injury. This is Niese’s first start against Washington this season. Game Preview Tonight in front of a national audience the Mets will be going for a series sweep of the Washington Nationals. Last night the Mets were firing on all cylinders dropping in the base hits and getting out of trouble with pitching thus leading to a 11-3 win. Jon Niese will take the mound tonight as he...
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