The Nationals will try to sweep the Mets against knuckleballer R.A. Dickey – you have to read Sheinin’s profile on him – with their typical lineup. Danny Espinosa said last season he prefers to sit against knuckleball pitchers because it can throw his timing off, but he’s in there today.

Nationlals

1. Steve Lombardozzi, LF

2. Bryce Harper, CF

3. Ryan Zimmerman, 3B

4. Adam LaRoche, 1B

5. Michael Morse, RF

6. Ian Desmond, SS

7. Danny Espinosa, 2B

8. Jhonatan Solano,

9. Chien-Ming Wang, RHP