Monday's Mets-Nationals lineups

WASHINGTON -- Here are the lineups for Monday's 7:05 p.m. ET series opener between the New York Mets and Washington Nationals at Nationals Park.

The Mets trail the Nats by two games for the top spot in the NL East.

Michael Cuddyer took an oral anti-inflammatory medication for his ailing left knee and is out of the lineup. Kevin Plawecki is off a day after catching 18 innings.


Curtis Granderson, RF

Ruben Tejada, SS

Daniel Murphy, 3B

Wilmer Flores, 2B

John Mayberry Jr., LF

Eric Campbell, 1B

Juan Lagares, CF

Anthony Recker, C

Matt Harvey, RHP


Michael Taylor, CF

Danny Espinosa, 2B

Bryce Harper, RF

Yunel Escobar, 3B

Clint Robinson, 1B

Ian Desmond, SS

Jose Lobaton, C

Matt den Dekker, CF

Gio Gonzalez, LHP