Today, Orlando “el duque” Hernandez (1-0) will make his third start of the year. His first two starts have been the best starts of any Mets pitcher yet this season. In his second start, the Mets bullpen blew it, as he would have gotten win.
Pitching for the Nationals will be right hander Shawn Hill (0-2).
Today’s lineup should look as follows:
1. Jose Reyes SS .350
2. Endy Chavez LF .500
3. Carlos Beltran CF .270
4. Carlos Delgado 1B .220
5. David Wright 3B .316
6. Shawn Green RF .306
7. Ramon Castro C .250
8. Jose Valentin 2B .167
9. Orlando Hernandez .400
-Lo Duca most likely will get his weekly day off (day game after a night game).
-D’Wright has a career high 22-game hitting-streak