Nationals Defeat Mets 9-7 in 10

Automated InsightsMarch 31, 2014

Aaron Barrett fanned two in relief as Washington halted any shot of a late rally to beat New York, 9-7 in 10 innings. The Nationals pitching staff combined to strikeout 18 batters in the victory.

With the score tied at 4-4 in the bottom of the eighth and the Mets up to bat, Juan Lagares hit a solo home run off reliever Tyler Clippard. Again tied 5-5 in the top of the 10th, the Nationals took the lead for good when Jayson Werth came home on a sacrifice fly. Then Anthony Rendon went deep off reliever John Lannan, scoring Adam LaRoche and Jose Lobaton to make it 9-5.

Stephen Strasburg (0-0) pitched six innings and picked up a no-decision while giving up four runs on five hits with 10 strikeouts and two walks. Barrett (1-0) picked up his first win of the season after one inning of work, striking out two and walking no one. Jeurys Familia (0-1) picked up the loss after pitching 2/3 of an inning and giving up two runs on two hits with one strikeout and no walks. Rendon was impressive at the plate for the Nationals, going 2 for 5 with a double, a home run, a run, and four RBIs. LaRoche also had great output, going 1 for 3 with a home run, three runs, two RBIs, and two walks. David Wright went 3 for 5 with a home run, two runs, and two RBIs in the loss.

The Nationals will face the Mets again Wednesday at Citi Field at 7:10 PM EDT.


Nationals Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A+ 97.0 A. Barrett 1.0 0.00 0.00 0 2 0 11
A 95.9 D. Storen 1.0 0.00 0.00 0 2 0 11
C+ 78.5 S. Strasburg 6.0 6.00 1.17 5 10 2 102
D+ 69.4 T. Clippard 1.0 9.00 1.00 1 1 0 14
D 64.3 J. Blevins 1.0 18.00 2.00 1 3 1 25


Nationals Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A 95.5 A. Rendon 2B 5 2 1 1 4 0 1
A 94.0 A. LaRoche 1B 3 1 3 1 2 2 0
B+ 89.6 N. McLouth PH 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
B+ 87.2 D. Span CF 4 1 0 0 2 1 0
B+ 87.0 J. Lobaton C 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
B 84.8 D. Espinosa PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
B 82.3 B. Harper LF 4 1 0 0 0 1 2
C+ 77.0 I. Desmond SS 4 1 3 0 1 0 1
C- 70.0 J. Werth RF 5 1 1 0 0 0 2
D+ 69.0 R. Zimmerman 3B 5 1 0 0 0 0 2
D 64.0 W. Ramos C 3 0 0 0 0 0 1


Mets Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A 97.0 J. Valverde 1.1 0.00 0.00 0 3 0 16
B- 81.5 D. Gee 6.2 5.40 0.90 4 5 2 100
F 56.8 B. Parnell 1.0 9.00 3.00 2 1 1 25
F 56.4 J. Familia 0.2 27.00 3.00 2 1 0 22
F 55.3 J. Lannan 0.1 54.00 6.00 1 0 1 8
F 55.0 S. Rice 0.0 0 0 1 4
F 55.0 C. Torres 0.0 0 0 1 4


Mets Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A+ 99.0 D. Wright 3B 5 3 2 1 2 0 1
A 95.5 J. Lagares CF 4 2 3 1 1 1 1
B+ 88.5 A. Brown LF 4 1 1 1 3 0 2
C+ 77.9 I. Davis 1B 2 0 0 0 0 1 0
C 73.0 T. d'Arnaud C 3 0 1 0 0 1 2
C 72.7 R. Tejada SS 4 1 0 0 0 0 2
C- 70.0 O. Quintanill 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
D+ 67.0 L. Duda 1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
F 59.0 E. Young 2B 4 0 0 0 1 0 4
F 56.0 C. Granderson RF 5 0 0 0 0 0 3