Nationals Game Suspended As Fans Rush For Exits After Shooting Outside StadiumFans were asked to leave Nationals Park after a shooting that occurred outside the stadium led to a panicked scene with attendees ducking for cover and the teams retreating to their clubhouses.
Lester Gets 1st Win For Nats, Lindor 5 RBIs As Mets SplitLindor homered in the first on a sinker from Joe Ross (3-7), singled in the third on a changeup for a 3-0 lead and homered in the fifth on a slider for his 12th multi-homer game.
Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman Throws First Pitch At Mets-Nationals GameU.S. Capitol Police officer Eugene Goodman was praised for his quick thinking after a viral video showed him luring rioters to chase him up a staircase and away from the Senate floor.
Gomes' Single Leads Nationals To Walk-Off Win Against MetsJoey Lucchesi countered with 5 1/3 scoreless innings, allowing four hits and two walks while striking out five. Three Mets relievers followed with 2 2/3 scoreless before Díaz struggled in the ninth.
Yanks Rally Past Nats In 10th, Scherzer Strikes Out 14Gleyber Torres blooped a tying single in the ninth inning and won the game with a 50-foot single into a five-man infield that gave the New York Yankees a thrilling win over the Washington Nationals on Saturday.
Nats Rout Yankees On Late Homers And 3 ErrorsThe Yankees lost their second straight following a five-game winning streak and dropped back to .500 at 16-16.
Mets Fall To NationalsMichael Conforto homered for the Mets in the fourth.
DeGrom's 15 Strikeouts, 2-Hitter Lead Mets Over NatsPerennially plagued by a lack of run support, just like Mets star Tom Seaver decades earlier, deGrom lowered his career ERA to 2.55 and overtook Seaver's 2.57 for New York’s franchise lead.
MLB Postpones Mets-Nationals Series Due To COVID ConcernsThe Mets are now scheduled to open the season on Monday night against the Phillies.
Mets Eliminated From Playoffs, Then Swept By Nats In DHNew York couldn’t hold a 3-1 lead in the fourth inning of a seven-inning game and missed the postseason for the fourth straight year.
Chirinos Homers As Mets Maintain Playoff Hopes, Top NatsThe Mets (26-31) moved within 2 1/2 games of Miami (28-28) for second place in the NL East and within 2 1/2 games of San Francisco (28-28) for the NL’s second wild card spot.
Pete Alonso, Dominic Smith Rally Mets Past NationalsThe fourth, fifth and sixth batters in the Mets’ lineup went 7-for-11 with eight RBIs, eight runs scored, three walks and a hit batsman in 15 plate appearances.
Porcello Gets 150th Win, Mets Top Soto, NatsPorcello (1-1) went seven innings, allowing one run and five hits and retiring the last 10 batters he faced.
Kendrick Homers, Soto Dances, Nats Beat Mets In ReturnThe Mets are 4-8 after losing six of seven.
Yanks Don't Let Nats Toot Own Horn, Beat 2019 ChampionsNew York took two of three games in the season-opening series.