Washington Nationals and New York Mets face off in the first of the four-game series tonight. The game tips off at 7:00 PM EST in Citi Field. SportsNet NY will be doing the TV coverage while the game can be watched online live on FuboTV.
Date and Time: June 15th, 2017 7:00 PM EST
Venue: Citi Field
TV: SportsNet NY (US Regional)
Although Julio Teheran delivered his second straight strong start, giving up just two runs over seven innings but couldn’t save the Nationals for massive 13-2 loss to the Braves last night.
Gio Gonzalez will make the start for the Nationals in the series opener against the Mets on Thursday. He is 9-1 with a 1.62 ERA in 14 career games at Citi Field. In his last start, he allowed one run in six innings Saturday.
Curtis Granderson began the eighth inning by hammering a tiebreaking home run for No. 300 of his career, and Lucas Duda added a three-run homer in the five-run inning to help the Mets to a 9-4 victory over the Cubs and consequently winning two of the three games against the defending World Series champions Wednesday night.
As the Mets host divisional foe and first-place Nationals on Thursday, Robert Gsellman will make the start. He is 2.16 ERA since he came back on the rotation (four starts). In his last start, the right-hander threw 6 2/3 scoreless, making his fourth straight start with 3 runs or less.