New York Mets
The Mets were hoping they had acquired their catcher of the future when they traded for d’Arnaud in 2013. After a slow start to his Mets career he broke out late last season and looks poised for a big year this season.
Max Scherzer will take fun over flawless in his first start for the Washington Nationals.
Gio Gonzalez struck out a career-high 12 batters and allowed just one hit through seven innings in the Nationals’ 3-0 win over the New York Mets in the second game of day-night doubleheader Thursday, helping Washington salvage a split.
Ryan Zimmerman tested his healing right hamstring, playing seven innings in the playoff-bound Washington Nationals’ 7-4 loss to the New York Mets in the opener of a day-night doubleheader Thursday.
The Washington Nationals won with Jordan Zimmermann on the mound for a ninth straight start, getting a two-run homer from Wilson Ramos in the seventh inning of a 3-0 victory over the New York Mets on Sunday.
Stalking off the mound, Gio Gonzalez slammed the ball hard into Matt Williams’ hand without a word.
Adam LaRoche and Anthony Rendon had two-run homers off Bartolo Colon, who was ejected after hitting the following batter both times, and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 6-2 Thursday night for their 12th straight win at Citi Field.
A big lead in September is anything but a sure thing — just ask fans of these teams that endured some of the worst late-season collapses in baseball history.
Asdrubal Cabrera hit his first home run for Washington and tumbled over a retaining wall to make a terrific catch, leading the Nationals past the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday night for their 10th straight victory at Citi Field.
Doug Fister took a five-hit shutout into the eighth inning, Adam LaRoche homered twice and Danny Espinosa also connected as the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 7-1 Wednesday night.