After dropping the first two games of the series, the Nationals are looking to avoid being swept by the Mets. Entering Sunday’s game, the Nationals trail the Reds by 7 1/2 games for the second wild-card spot. Right-hander Ross Ohlendorf (3-0, 2.49 ERA) takes the mound and is opposed by left-hander Jonathon Niese (6-6, 3.69 ERA). The lineups are here. As always, talk about the game here. First pitch is at 8:05 p.m. on ESPN.