Nationals-Mets discussion thread: Game 43

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The Nationals could use a pick-me-up victory after the blow of losing Gio Gonzalez to the disabled list this morning. Jordan Zimmermann faces Zack Wheeler, whom the Nationals have beaten once already this season. Zimmermann is 4-5 with a 3.22 ERA against the Mets in his career.

Before the game, bullpen coach Matt LeCroy vowed he would eat a banana-and-mayonnaise sandwich for lunch. He claims the Nationals are 4-0 on days he scarfs one of those.

Talk about the game right here.

Adam Kilgore covers national sports for the Washington Post. Previously he served as the Post's Washington Nationals beat writer from 2010 to 2014.
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