Canha leads Mets against the Nationals following 4-hit game

Washington Nationals (18-33, fifth in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (34-17, first in the NL East)

New York; Wednesday, 1:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Evan Lee (0-0); Mets: Carlos Carrasco (5-1, 3.98 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 46 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mets -244, Nationals +201; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Mets take on the Washington Nationals after Mark Canha had four hits against the Nationals on Tuesday.

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Washington Nationals (18-33, fifth in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (34-17, first in the NL East)

New York; Wednesday, 1:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Evan Lee (0-0); Mets: Carlos Carrasco (5-1, 3.98 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 46 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mets -244, Nationals +201; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Mets take on the Washington Nationals after Mark Canha had four hits against the Nationals on Tuesday.

New York has an 18-8 record at home and a 34-17 record overall. The Mets are 8-1 in games when they hit two or more home runs.

Washington has gone 9-15 on the road and 18-33 overall. The Nationals have a 12-22 record in games when they have allowed at least one home run.

The matchup Wednesday is the 10th time these teams meet this season. The Mets hold a 7-2 advantage in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Pete Alonso has 13 home runs, 21 walks and 47 RBI while hitting .286 for the Mets. Starling Marte is 14-for-41 with a double, a triple, two home runs and nine RBI over the past 10 games.

Juan Soto has 11 doubles and nine home runs for the Nationals. Cesar Hernandez is 15-for-41 with four doubles and five RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Mets: 7-3, .320 batting average, 5.42 ERA, outscored opponents by 24 runs

Nationals: 5-5, .276 batting average, 6.14 ERA, outscored by 15 runs

INJURIES: Mets: Brandon Nimmo: day-to-day (wrist), Drew Smith: day-to-day (finger), Travis Jankowski: 10-Day IL (hand), Sean Reid-Foley: 60-Day IL (elbow), Max Scherzer: 15-Day IL (oblique), Trevor May: 60-Day IL (tricep), Tylor Megill: 15-Day IL (lat), James McCann: 10-Day IL (hamate), Jacob deGrom: 60-Day IL (shoulder), John Curtiss: 60-Day IL (elbow), Joey Lucchesi: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Nationals: Alcides Escobar: day-to-day (right leg), Mason Thompson: 60-Day IL (biceps), Sean Doolittle: 60-Day IL (elbow), Anibal Sanchez: 60-Day IL (neck), Ehire Adrianza: 60-Day IL (quadricep), Hunter Harvey: 10-Day IL (pronator), Will Harris: 60-Day IL (pectoral), Seth Romero: 60-Day IL (calf), Stephen Strasburg: 10-Day IL (shoulder/neck), Carter Kieboom: 60-Day IL (right forearm), Joe Ross: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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

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