September 4, 2011
1:35 PM ET
Nationals Park, Washington D.C.
RADIO: WFAN 660
NEW YORK METS
Starting Pitcher: Mike Pelfrey (7-11, 4.65 ERA)
Pelfrey was great through six innings before falling apart in the seventh during his last start. Against the Nationals, he is 4-6 with a 4.22 ERA.
Starting Pitcher: Livan Hernandez (8-12, 4.29 ERA)
In his last start, Hernandez became the 12th pitcher in Major League history to throw 50,000 pitches. Hernandez is 11-14 with a 3.78 ERA against his former team.
Tejada-SS, Turner-2B, Duda-RF, Wright-3B, Pagan-CF, Bay-LF, Satin-1B, Nickeas-C, Pelfrey-RHP
Bernadina LF, Zimmerman 3B, Werth CF, Ankiel RF, Espinosa 2B, Marrero 1B, Ramos C, Livan P
Ruben Tejada's hand is feeling better, therefore, he will be subbing for Jose Reyes at shortstop. Manager Terry Collins said he would rest Reyes periodically once he returned from the disabled list. Today's one of those days.