They Nationals will get another try to get the better of rookie Robert Gsellman today in this season finale with the New York Mets. Tanner Roark will start for the Nationals, and Chris Speier will manager this game as Dusty Baker has left town to mourn the death of a person close to him.
The winner of this game will win this series, but the Nationals had already clinched the season series even before this series started on Monday and is now 11-7 in favor of the Nationals.
Roark has a 1.88 ERA against the Mets this season with a .180 batting average against. Roark and Gsellman did face each other on September 3rd, and the Nationals did get six hits and three walks against Gsellman with only one run.
Washington Nationals and New York Mets
Stadium: Nationals Park, Washington, D.C.
1st Pitch: 4:05 pm EDT
TV: MASN, SNY, MLB.TV
Line-ups (subject to change without notice):
- Trea Turner CF
- Jayson Werth LF
- Daniel Murphy 2B
- Bryce Harper RF
- Anthony Rendon 3B
- Wilson Ramos C
- Ryan Zimmerman 1B
- Danny Espinosa SS
- Tanner Roark RHP
The Nationals have released their 2017 regular season schedule: