News: One Game Cancelled, the Other Still On

Jon Niese will now start today’s home game against the Marlins.

As such, Oliver Perez will start tomorrow instead of today.

Niese had been scheduled to pitch in a split-squad game in Viera, but it was rained out.

Original Post at 10:26 am:

The Nationals have cancelled today’s game with the Mets in Viera due to rain.

So far, the Mets are still scheduled to play the Marlins in the second part of a split-squad game, though it has been raining on and off in Port St. Lucie.

The lineup for the game against the Marlins will be:

  1. LF Angel Pagan
  2. SS Alex Cora
  3. 3B David Wright
  4. 1B Daniel Murphy
  5. RF Jeff Francoeur
  6. CF Gary Matthews
  7. C Henry Blanco
  8. 2B Ruben Tejada
  9. SP Oliver Perez