The Mets start a 3 game set with the Nationals tonight and welcome back Chris Young off the DL The Mets will face Jordan Zimmerman who is 1-3 so far this year and 2.1 Lifetime against the Mets with a 3.51 ERA.
Mets will not see 3rd baseman Ryan Zimmerman who has a strained abdominal muscle. Adam La Roche can barely throw due to a shoulder issue but can still hit . Money bags Werth is hitting around .220. No error prone Desmond at short who is on baby leave.
The Mets will have Thole in the lineup who is .600 with 3 hits and walk against Zimmerman. Davis and Murphy each went yard on Zimmerman in 6 plate appearances.
Mets line up: Reyes,Murphy,Wright,Beltran,Bay,Davis,Thole,Pridie,Young.