Washington Nationals Opening Day on the road vs. New York Mets

(WJLA) - The Washington Nationals will kick off their 2014 season Monday afternoon on the road against the New York Mets. First pitch is scheduled for 1:10 p.m.

Washington ace Stephen Strasburg will start for the Nationals against Mets hurler Dillon Gee. The Nats will take Tuesday off before wrapping up their three-game set against New York Wednesday and Thursday.

The Nationals will play their home opener this Friday against the Atlanta Braves. First pitch at Nationals Park is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. Friday.