Starting lineups: Nats vs. Mets in Port St. Lucie

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Hello from Tradition Field, where the Nationals and Mets resume their budding rivalry under the lights this evening. There are a few regulars on the trip, headlined by Ryan Zimmerman (scheduled for seven innings at first base) and Daniel Murphy (who should get an interesting reaction from the Mets crowd when he's introduced).

Giolito-wind-up-spring-sidebar.jpgThe most notable starter for the Nats tonight, though, is the kid on the mound: Lucas Giolito. The 21-year-old right-hander will face his stiffest test to date, going up against almost all of New York's regulars. It'll be interesting to see what happens after tonight for Giolito, who probably won't have many (if any) more opportunities to start big league games this spring. This could be his Grapefruit League swan song before the Nationals send him down to minor league camp for the rest of the month.

Here are the full lineups ...

Where: Tradition Field, Port St. Lucie
Gametime: 6:05 p.m. EDT
TV: (Mets broadcast)
Radio: (Mets broadcast)
Weather: Partly cloudy, 83 degrees, wind 6 mph out to center field

CF Michael A. Taylor
2B Daniel Murphy
3B Stephen Drew
1B Ryan Zimmerman
RF Chris Heisey
SS Danny Espinosa
LF Reed Johnson
C Jose Lobaton
DH Matt den Dekker

RHP Lucas Giolito

RF Curtis Granderson
3B David Wright
CF Yoenis Cespedes
1B Lucas Duda
2B Neil Walker
DH Michael Conforto
SS Wilmer Flores
C Kevin Plawecki
LF Juan Lagares

RHP Bartolo Colon

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