BOTTOM LINE: Washington and New York will play on Thursday.
The Nationals are 14-22 against the rest of their division. The Washington offense has compiled a .263 batting average as a team this season, good for sixth in the National League. Juan Soto leads the team with a mark of .352.
The Mets are 16-20 in division matchups. New York has a collective on-base percentage of .347, good for first in the National League. Michael Conforto leads the team with a mark of .412.
TOP PERFORMERS: Soto leads the Nationals with 13 home runs and is batting .352.
Pete Alonso leads the Mets with 13 home runs home runs and is slugging .436.
INJURIES: Nationals: Stephen Strasburg: (hand), Seth Romero: (right hand), Tanner Rainey: (forearm), Javy Guerra: (hamstring), Sam Freeman: (elbow), Roenis Elias: (elbow), Sean Doolittle: (oblique), James Bourque: (right elbow), Aaron Barrett: (right triceps), Dakota Bacus: (right flexor), Adam Eaton: (finger), Trea Turner: (undisclosed), Carter Kieboom: (left wrist), Howie Kendrick: (left hamstring), Starlin Castro: (wrist).