Washington Nationals

1st NL East | 47-32
  • Batting Avg
    17th
    .253 AVG
  • Runs
    14th
    362 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    2nd
    3.33 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    7th
    76 HR
  • ABC News

    Murphy, Scherzer Help Nationals Sweep Mets With 4-2 Win

    Ever since he left them, Daniel Murphy has been making life miserable for the Mets. Murphy homered twice, tormenting his former team yet again, and the Washington Nationals completed a three-game sweep of New York with 4-2 victory Wednesday night. Max Scherzer (9-5) cruised against New York's sputtering offense, allowing two hits with 10 strikeouts over 7 1/3 shutout innings. He retired 18 in a row before Brandon Nimmo's single in the eighth and finished with at least 10 strikeouts for the fourth straight outing. The sweep dropped New York six games behind first-place Washington in the NL East. Murphy homered off Logan Verrett (3-5) in the second for a 1-0 lead and golfed a two-run drive in the

  • SNY

    Harvey remains winless in June after start cut short due to rain

    New York Mets RHP Matt Harvey's start on Tuesday lasted just 3 2/3 innings due to an 83-minute rain delay in Tuesday's 5-0 loss to the Washington Nationals. Harvey allowed one run, four hits and three walks and left the game with runners on the corners and two outs before rain stopped play. "I worked so hard over the year to finally figure some stuff out, and then Mother Nature takes over," Harvey said after the game. "I'm not really looking at it as stepping stones anymore. It's a long season. There are battles throughout." Harvey dropped to 4-10 with a 4.55 ERA, becoming the first Mets pitcher to reach double-digit losses this early in a season since Anthony Young in 1993. Despite a 2.83 ERA