By HOWIE RUMBERG AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ The New York Mets’ day started with such promise _ and ended with a backup catcher pitching the ninth inning. Zack Wheeler was roughed up […]
By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP) _ The worst bullpen in the majors faced an offense that hadn’t managed a late-inning comeback all season. The bullpen lost. The New York Mets were the […]
By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Everyone knows the Mets need more than just Matt Harvey on the mound. So when Dillon Gee finally pitched in Sunday, he wasn’t the only […]
Bryce Harper launched two long home runs, including a tiebreaking drive in the eighth inning, and also doubled Saturday to lead the Washington Nationals over the New York Mets 7-6.
The future will only get brighter for Bryce Harper, who has a good chance to develop into a perennial All-Star and MVP candidate.
John Lannan pitched 5 2-3 shutout innings in his first start since replacing Stephen Strasburg in Washington’s starting rotation, and the Nationals lowered their magic number for clinching a playoff berth to six with a 2-0 win over the punchless New York Mets on Wednesday night.
Washington Nationals beat the punchless New York Mets 5-3 on Tuesday night.
Gio Gonzalez earned his big league-leading 19th victory and the Washington Nationals backed him with three home runs to beat the listless New York Mets 5-1 Monday night.
In a tight duel with Jonathon Niese, one mistake cost Edwin Jackson.
Michael Morse hit a grand slam, Bryce Harper also homered and the Washington Nationals became the latest team to tag a struggling Johan Santana in their 6-4 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night.