New York Mets
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Jordan Zimmermann didn’t quite pick up where he left off in 2014, when he threw a no-hitter to close the regular season, but he only allowed one run in six innings Wednesday night, and Ryan Zimmerman’s two-run homer and pair of nifty defensive plays lifted the Nationals past the Mets 2-1.
Max Scherzer took a no-hitter into the sixth inning of his Washington debut but was unable to overcome two costly errors by shortstop Ian Desmond, and the New York Mets beat the Nationals 3-1 in their season opener Monday.
As the season starts, shortstop Ian Desmond and the rest of the Washington Nationals are a popular pick to win their first World Series in what some think could be the current core’s last hurrah. Their focus is much narrower at the moment.
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.