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Corbin expected to start for the Nationals against Mets

August 10, 2020 GMT

Washington Nationals (4-7, fifth in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (7-9, third in the NL East)

Flushing, Queens; Monday, 7:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Patrick Corbin (1-0, 3.00 ERA, .92 WHIP, 16 strikeouts) Mets: Steven Matz (0-2, 5.65 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, 13 strikeouts)

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 Monday.

The Mets went 40-36 in division games in 2019. New York averaged 8.9 hits per game last season and totaled 242 home runs as a team.

The Nationals went 44-32 in division play in 2019. Washington averaged 9.0 hits with 3.4 extra base hits per game and 298 total doubles last season.

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The teams meet for the second time this season. The season series is tied 1-1.

INJURIES: Mets: Michael Wacha: (shoulder), Noah Syndergaard: (elbow), Marcus Stroman: (left calf), Walker Lockett: (back), Jake Marisnick: (left hamstring), Eduardo Nunez: (knee), Jed Lowrie: (knee), Robinson Cano: (groin), Rene Rivera: (elbow).

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

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.