New York to host Washington

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August 12, 2020 10:52 AM

Washington Nationals (6-7, fourth in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (7-11, fifth in the NL East)

Flushing, Queens; Wednesday, 7:10 p.m. EDT - GAME HUB

PITCHING PROBABLES

Nationals: Anibal Sanchez (0-2, 7.84 ERA, 1.84 WHIP, 11 strikeouts) Mets: TBD

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LINE

Nationals favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE

The New York Mets host the Washington Nationals on Wednesday.

The Mets went 40-36 in division games in 2019. New York pitchers had an ERA of 4.24 last year with a staff WHIP of 1.30.

The Nationals finished 44-32 against NL East Division opponents in 2019. Washington averaged 9.0 hits with 3.4 extra base hits per game last season.

The teams meet for the fourth time this year. Washington leads the season series 3-1.

INJURIES

Mets: Michael Wacha: (shoulder), Noah Syndergaard: (elbow), Jake Marisnick: (left hamstring), Amed Rosario: (illness), Eduardo Nunez: (knee), Jed Lowrie: (knee), Robinson Cano: (groin), Rene Rivera: (elbow).

Nationals: Will Harris: (groin), Roenis Elias: (elbow).