The Mets got the best of the Nats again by beating them 7-4. The Mets were led by Daniel Murphy's disputed two run homer in the 6th. The Nats' starter Jordan Zimmermann took the lost as he pitched 5 innings plus and gave up 5 runs even thou he stuck out eight batters. Ron Villone, Jesus Colome and Joel Hanrahan who pitched a combine 2 1/3 innings of scoreless relief; But Kip Wells did not fair as well as he gave up two runs in his 2/3 of an inning.
The Nats offense did manage 4 runs on only five hits, but were aided by the Mets' allowing seven walks. The Nats' offense was lead by Nick Johnson 3 hits and Adam Dunn's 16th homer of the year.
Yesterday' box score is the following:
The Nats drop to 13-33 and continue to take up last place of the NL East.
The Nats start a three game series in Philadelphia on Friday as Ross Detwiler takes on the Phillies' J. A Happ at 7:05pm.