What You Should Know:
The Mets got on the scoreboard first tonight, as Lucas Duda scored on a fielding error, making it 1-0 Mets.
Jordan Zimmermann would pitch 6.1 innings for Washington, allowing one run on five hits, while striking out four.
Bartolo Colon would pitching 7 innings for the Mets, allowing two runs (one unearned) on six hits, while walking one and striking out eight.
Travis d’Arnaud hit a solo home run, his tenth of the season, in the bottom of the ninth inning to make it 3-2 Nationals. Wilmer Flores lined a clutch hit to move the tying run, Matt den Dekker to third. However MDD would be thrown out on a play to the plate one batter later and the Nationals hung on to win.
The Nats have now beaten the Mets at home for ten straight games. No team has a longer Citi Field winning streak than the Nationals.