Keidel: Nationals, Mets Going In Opposite DirectionsThe Washington Nationals look like the team they're supposed to be, sweeping the New York Mets, who look nothing like the team they were.
Nationals Blank Mets, 5-0The first-place Nationals (46-32) are five games ahead of the Mets (40-36), who have lost seven of their last 11 games.
Mets, Syndergaard Thumped By Nationals 11-4The Washington Nationals dealt Noah Syndergaard his first loss in more than a month, an 11-4 victory over the New York Mets.
Matz Masterful Again As Mets Blank Nationals, 2-0Lefty starter Steven Matz pitched eight scoreless innings and retired 16 batters at one point in the longest outing of his career as the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 2-0 Wednesday afternoon.
Mets Hammer First-Place Nationals 7-1The Mets went deep three times against starter Gio Gonzalez (3-2), who had allowed just three homers in his first eight starts.
Syndergaard Outduels Scherzer As Mets Top Nationals 2-0Noah Syndergaard struck out 10 over seven shutout innings as the Mets snapped a four-game losing streak by beating the Nationals 2-0.
Ron Darling On WFAN: Mets-Nationals Series Marks Real Start Of Season For Both TeamsDarling also discussed the ups and downs of the Mets' starting rotation.
Nationals-Mets Series Has October FeelIt’s a big night in Flushing Tuesday as the top two teams in the National League East begin a three-game series.
Chatelain: NL East Has Proven To Be Much Tougher Than Mets HopedThis is anything but a two-horse race between the Mets and Nationals, who square off in a three-game series starting Tuesday night.
Palladino: Mets Need A Citi Field Reboot When They Meet NationalsDespite the 4-7 mark on the road trip that ended Sunday with a 4-3 loss to the Rockies, and a fast fall from first, all is not as bleak for the Mets as some in the media make it out to be.
Scherzer Matches MLB Record With 20 Ks In Nats' Win Over TigersMax Scherzer has thrown two no-hitters, come within one strike of a perfect game and met just about every expectation that accompanied the $210 million contract he signed with Washington.
Harvey Gives Up 3-Run Bomb In Mets' 12-1 Loss To NationalsRyan Zimmerman, Jayson Werth and Stephen Drew homered as the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 12-1 on Wednesday in the final spring training game for both teams.

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