The Nats did what they should have done on Friday night on Saturday afternoon. The Nats got to New York Mets reliever Frankie Rodriquez for 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th inning to win by a score of 6-5. The Nats bats struggled early by being shut out the first five innings. The Nats would score 6 runs over the last 4 innings! The Nats are 7-4 against the Mets this year. The Nats are currently 36-46 and in last place of the NL East.
Starer Stephen Strasburg struggle with his command during his 5 innings of work as he gave up 2 runs. Reliever Drew Storen pitched two scoreless inning. Tyler Clifford struggled in his .2 inning of work as he gave up 3 runs. Doug Slaten pitched .1 of inning while giving up no runs, but he should thank Matt Capps who picked up the victory as Capps pitched out of trouble caused by Slaten in his 1 inning of work.
The Nats scored 6 runs on 11 hits. The Nats were led by Adam Dunn and Ivan Rodriquez who both had 3 hits a piece. Dunn had a huge two run double in the ninth inning. Rodriquez had the walk off hit to win the game!!