Billy Hamilton in center field for Mets on Tuesday

New York Mets outfielder Billy Hamilton is starting on Tuesday versus right-hander Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals due to a stomach issue.

What It Means:

Hamilton will man center field and hit ninth. He's 0-for-10 with 5 strikeouts this season. Brandon Nimmo will move to left field and the top of the order. Jeff McNeil will replace Brian Dozier as the Mets' designated hitter.

Per FanDuel Sportsbook, the Mets are +138 underdogs on Tuesday.