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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14:  Rafael Soriano #29 of the Washington Nationals celebrates a 4-1 win with Jose Lobaton #59 against the New York Mets  on August 14, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Nats Top Mets 4-1, Claim 11th Straight Win At Citi Field

Stephen Strasburg bounced back from a poor start to pitch seven efficient innings, Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche each hit a two-run homer, and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 4-1.

08/14/2014

Fans buy programs before Opening Day on March 31, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Opening Day! Mets, Nationals Get Season Started At Citi Field

The Mets often play their best baseball on opening day. This year that good fortune will be put to the test against the Nationals and hard-throwing right-hander Stephen Strasburg.

03/31/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 18: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Six of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 18, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Starting Pitcher

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top starting pitchers for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/10/2014

Matt Harvey (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Matt Harvey To Undergo Tommy John Surgery, Miss All Of 2014

Mets ace Matt Harvey will have surgery to repair a partially torn ligament in his right elbow, an operation that will sideline him for the 2014 season.

10/04/2013

Right fielder Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals walks off the field with trainer Lee Kuntz as he bleeds from the neck after running into the wall. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Sims: Stephen Strasburg Update And What Bursitis Means For Bryce Harper

The Nationals announced on Thursday that Harper is now slated to consult Dr. James Andrews because of his persistent left knee symptoms.

06/07/2013

Michael Pineda

Sims: The Latest On Familia, Pineda And More

Breaking down the latest pitching injuries around the MLB

06/05/2013

Stephen Strasburg (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Sims: The Latest On Stephen Strasburg’s Forearm Scare

Even mild forearm soreness and stiffness may be significant for a pitcher. Hopefully Strasburg’s is as mild as he claims and will be as transient as he anticipates.

05/01/2013

Mets rookie Matt Harvey delivers a pitch in the second inning against the Nationals on April 19, 2013 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Harvey-Strasburg Showdown Ends Up One-Sided, Mets Blast Nationals

Matt Harvey outpitched Stephen Strasburg in a marquee matchup of young aces, escaping a late bases-loaded jam while the crowd chanted his name and leading the New York Mets over the Washington Nationals 7-1 Friday night.

04/19/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) and Stephen Strasburg (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Giglio: Despite Accolades, Harvey Hasn’t Reached Strasburg’s Level Yet

It’s not ridiculous to say that Harvey will turn out to be a more durable and superior pitcher than Strasburg. It’s just way too early to make that claim. Heading into Friday evening’s showdown at Citi, Strasburg is the superior arm.

04/19/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Mets’ Harvey Set To Face Strasburg In Marquee Matchup At Citi Field

Time to head home and warm up. A frigid road trip for the Mets came to a miserable end Thursday, though Friday’s game should be sizzling.

04/19/2013

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Who Should You Draft? Fantasy Baseball’s Top 40 Players

If you’re fantasy baseball draft hasn’t happened already, it’s going to be happening soon. Here’s a look at the top five players at each position.

03/16/2013

Derek Jeter (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down Derek Jeter’s Compensatory Injury

Jeter reportedly first experienced left ankle issues in early September, and he exacerbated the area with the foul tip in mid-September. He was also said to have injured the same ankle, in a different place, in the last game of the regular season.

10/15/2012

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Hartnett: Breaking Down Five NL Cy Young Candidates

Many will be enticed by R.A. Dickey’s unique story and age, but he’s just one of many candidates who could take home the National League Cy Young.

10/02/2012

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Sims: Astounding Number Of Tommy John Surgeries In 2012

The number of Tommy John surgeries are rising around the MLB.

09/21/2012

Matt Harvey

Strasburg’s Replacement Toys With Mets; Nationals Roll

Ryan Zimmerman homered in the fourth off Mets rookie Matt Harvey and Ian Desmond connected off Jon Rauch in the eighth, helping the Nationals complete a three-game sweep.

09/12/2012

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