Nationals-Mets discussion thread: Game 43

PHOENIX, AZ - MAY 12:  Starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann #27 of the Washington Nationals reacts after catching a line drive during the fourth inning of the MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on May 12, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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.

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