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Walker hopes to debut for New York against Washington

Washington Nationals (8-10, fifth in NL East) vs. New York Mets (8-8, second in NL East)

Flushing, Queens; Sunday, 1:10 pm EDT

Pitching profile: Citizen: Patrick Corbin (0-2, 10.95 ERA, 1.87 WHIP, 11 strikeouts) Mets: Taijuan Walker (0-1, 3.21 ERA, 1.43 WHIP, 192 out)

FANDUEL SPORTS Line: Mets-166, National +143; Over / under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Trey Turner and the Nationals will land on the Mets on Sunday.

The Mets are 6-4 against the rest of their division. New York has scored 12 home runs this season, the lowest in the National League. Pete Alonso leads the team with four sledding .500

Nationals are 2-3 against opponents of the NL East. Washington finished sixth in the win with a .247 batting average, with Josh Harrison leading the team with an average of .325.

The last meeting was won by the national nationals 7–1. Joe Ross scored his second win and Yadil Hernandez went 2-for-4 with two RBIs for Washington. Marcus Strowman recorded his first loss to New York.

Top Performers: Brandon Nimmo led the Mets with 20 hits and has eight RBIs.

Trea Turner leads the nationals with seven extra base hits and eight RBIs.

Last 10 games: Mets: 5-5, .252 batting average, 3.43 ERA, off 10 runs.

Nationals: 6-4, .232 batting average, 3.84 ERA, two run outs

INJURIES: Mets: Noah Cindergard: (elbow), Drew Smith: (shoulder), Seth Lugo: (elbow), Carlos Carrasco: (hamstring), Dallin Betances: (right shoulder), Jose Martinez: (knee).

Nationals: Vander Suro: (skew), Stephen Strasburg: (right shoulder), Will Harris: (arm), Luis Avillon: (elbow), Juan Soto: (shoulder).

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The Associated Press created this story using the technology provided by Data Scradd and the data from the Sportradar.

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