Washington Nationals’ lineup for the series opener with the New York Mets

With a win within the finale with the Rockies, the Nationals took 3 of 4 within the collection and wrapped up their seven-game homestand 4-3 with a 9-18 document at dwelling this season.

Davey Martinez, the Nats’ supervisor, talked after the membership’s 6-5 win on Sunday about how a lot he and his staff respect the followers in Washington, D.C. cheering them on.

“I can’t say sufficient about our followers,” the fifth-year skipper stated. “I really like our followers. I imply, they arrive, and so they’re right here, they’re supporting us, and meaning loads to me and the blokes. It’s getting heated up, summer time’s right here, it’s going to be a variety of enjoyable.”

Although the membership is simply 18-31 general, one win shy of the magic 19-31 mark, (which, don’t depend on a 2019 replay, however be at liberty to carry out hope in case you select), Martinez stated his membership has no stop in it, and so they’re making strides, and competing (although it hasn’t all the time been fairly).

“These guys — one factor I can let you know about, and I’ll inform the followers all this, these guys play laborious, and so they wish to win, and so they go on the market and play on daily basis to go 1-0.

“So we respect the followers. It was a superb weekend, good collection for us, now we’re going to hop on a practice and hopefully go 1-0 tomorrow in opposition to the Mets.”

Tonight at 7:10 PM ET, the Nats are again on the highway (the place they’re 9-13 to this point in 2022), taking up an NL East-leading New York membership they’ve dropped 5 of seven to to this point this season.