Your TV remote will get a workout tonight (unless your set has picture-in-picture). The Mets play the Marlins on SNY while Nationals' rookie sensation Stephen Strasburg starts against the Braves in Atlanta on ESPN2.
Both games air at 7 p.m. A Mets victory, combined with an Atlanta loss, would put the Mets into first place.
Some momentum seems to be building for Strasburg's selction to the NL's All-Star team, though Joe Morgan tried to throw cold water on the idea during the telecast of Sunday Night Baseball. He implied that Strasburg was the ``flavor of the month.''
The Mets likely will face Strasburg this weekend in Washington.