Home runs from Ryan Zimmerman, Wilson Ramos, and Adam LaRoche provided support for the Nationals to pick up another victory against the Mets. Tanner Roark had a solid outing on the mound, holding the Mets to two runs.
Sep 12, 2013; New York, NY, USA; Washington Nationals starting pitcher Tanner Roark (59) throws a pitch during the fourth inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
Ryan Zimmerman hit a solo home run, his 23rd of the year, to put the Nats on the board in the first inning.
answered for the Mets in the bottom of the first with a RBI double that scored Eric Young
Jr. to tie the game at one.
Adam LaRoche’s 20th home run of the season put the Nationals back on top 2-1 in the second inning.
Mets catcher Anthony Recker
evened the score at 2 in the fourth on a RBI single.
Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos hit another solo shot in the fifth to give the Nats a 3-2 lead. Anthony Rendon
‘s sacrifice fly in the seventh extended the lead to 4-2.
Roark pitched six innings, allowed six hits, one walk, and two earned runs.
The Nats were able to add a few insurance runs in the seventh and ninth, including an Anothny Rendon homer, making the score 7-2.
This win improves the Nationals record to 77-69. The Nats come back to D.C. to start a series with the Phillies on Friday.
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