The Mets chased starter Ross Detwiler early and often, building a 6-1 lead and coasting to a 7-3 win over the Nationals.
Spurned by poor defense, Nationals drop another to Cincinnati, losing 6-3.
The Nationals take a 4-1 win from the NL West-leading Arizona Diamondbacks.
The Nationals fall 2-1 in a pitchers duel to the Reds.
The Nationals gave up 3 solo home runs en route to a 4-2 loss to the Cubs.
The Nationals started their four-game series against the Rockies with a 6-3 loss.
The Washington Nationals defeated the Chicago Cubs 3-2 Tuesday night behind a strong start from recent AAA call up Ross Detwiler. Check out post-game video from Detwiler, manager Davey Johnson and closer Drew Storen, who picked up his 21st save in the victory.