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Corbin expected to start for Washington against New York

August 4, 2020 GMT

New York Mets (4-7, fourth in the NL East) vs. Washington Nationals (3-4, third in the NL East)

Washington; Tuesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: Steven Matz (0-1, 3.18 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 10 strikeouts) Nationals: Patrick Corbin (0-0, 1.42 ERA, .32 WHIP, 8 strikeouts)

LINE: Nationals favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Washington Nationals host the New York Mets on Tuesday.

The Nationals went 44-32 in division play in 2019. Washington batted .265 as a team last year and hit 231 total home runs.

The Mets went 40-36 in division play in 2019. New York averaged 8.9 hits with 3.3 extra base hits per game and 280 total doubles last season.

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The teams meet for the first time this season.

INJURIES: Nationals: Stephen Strasburg: (hand), Will Harris: (groin), Adrian Sanchez: (achilles), Howie Kendrick: (back).

Mets: Noah Syndergaard: (elbow), Marcus Stroman: (left calf), Walker Lockett: (back), Robert Gsellman: (right triceps), Jake Marisnick: (left hamstring), Amed Rosario: (quad), Eduardo Nunez: (knee), Jeff McNeil: (back), Jed Lowrie: (knee), Robinson Cano: (groin), Rene Rivera: (elbow).

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