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Nationals Vs. Mets: Jesus Flores Makes First Start Of 2012 At Catcher For Washington

The Washington Nationals play the New York Mets at Citi Field Monday night as the Nats continue their season opening road trip. The Nats have announced their starting lineup and it includes Jesus Flores making his first start at catcher this season.

Mark DeRosa is also back in the lineup in left field after sitting out for Xavier Nady in Sunday's loss to the Cubs. Pitcher Edwin Jackson makes his Nationals debut on Monday after being signed by the team in the off season. The rest of the lineup is the same that Washington has used since opening day.

First pitch of the game is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. The game will be broadcast on MASN2 with radio coverage on WFED 1500 AM and WHFS 1580 AM.

For more on the two teams, head over to Washington Nationals blog Federal Baseball andNew York Mets blog Amazin' Avenue. For more from around baseball, head over toBaseball Nation. To keep track of all rumors and happenings in the game, check out MLB Daily Dish.