Gary Sheffield once again was a thorn in the Nats side by closing out the Mets' victory over the Nats, 6-2, with a 3 run homer when the game was still a two run ball game. Starter Craig Stammen pitched 5 innings, but gave up 3 runs. Reliever Jason Bergmann pitched two inning, but gave up three runs due to Sheffield's homer. Julian Tavarez and Kip Wells each pitched an inning of scoreless relief.
The Nats' offense only managed one run on 9 hits. Cristen Guzman, Adam Dunn and Josh Willingham all had two hits apiece. The only run came on Dunn's 15th homer of the year.
Yesterday's box score is the following:
The Nats drop to 13-32 and continue to be in last place of the NL East.
The Nats wrap up their 3 game stay in New York by having Jordan Zimmermann taking on the Mets' ace Johan Santana at 7:10pm.