The Nationals are facing NLDS elimination… again. The Dodges and Cardinals continue to slug it out.
Lucas Duda hit a big blast off Drew Storen in the Mets 3-1 victory over the Nationals on Saturday.
A one-time All-Star, Soriano had 42 saves and a 2.26 ERA for the American League East-champion Yankees last year while filling in for injured closer Mariano Rivera, who plans to return from a knee injury in 2013.
Jayson Werth hit a three-run home run, and Yunesky Maya, filling in for traded starter Jason Marquis, earned his first career win for the Washington Nationals in a 3-0 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday night.
Ivan Rodriguez hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 11th inning and the Washington Nationals came back to beat the New York Mets 7-3 Sunday. Laynce Nix followed with a three-run homer off Blaine Boyer(0-2), the Mets’ fifth reliever.