Welcome back New York readers! I bet you’re interested in the Mets game! Gio Gonzalez and Collin McHugh were the starting pitchers last night.
- In the top of the second inning Kurt Suzuki hit a solo home run to left field
- Later in the inning Ryan Zimmerman hit a 2-run home run to center field.
- In the top of the 4th inning Ian Desmond, who was celebrating his 2 year anniversary in the big leagues, hit his 22nd homer the other way– a 2 run jack to right center.
- In the bottom of the 4th inning Scott Hairston hit a solo jack to left center, scoring the Mets only run.
To end the game, Fred Lewis struck out swinging as Clippard shut the door and helped the Nats with their league-leading 87th curly w of the year.
NATIONALS 0 MARLINS 8
ROCKIES 4 PHILLIES 7
ROCKIES 2 PHILLIES 3
BRAVES 3 METS 2
NATIONALS 5 METS 1
MARLINS 1 PHILLIES 3
BRAVES 1 BREWERS 4
MAGIC NUMBER= 15. 15 NATIONALS WINS OR 15 BRAVES LOSSES.