NY Mets 6, Washington 3

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, September 4, 2011 1:35 PM
Location - Nationals Park
Temperature - 86°
Umpires - Home Plate - Brian O'Nora, First Base - Alfonso Marquez, Second Base - Mark Wegner, Third Base - Ed Rapuano,
Attendance - 29679

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
NY Mets 0 0 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 6 11 0
Washington 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
NY Mets 68-70 30-36 38-34 W1
Washington 64-74 38-30 26-44 L1

Recap

Lucas Duda belted a home run to spark a four-run rally in the sixth inning as the visiting New York Mets recorded a 6-3 win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.

The rally made of winner of reliever Ryota Igarashi (3-1), who pitched one-third of an inning in relief of starter Mike Pelfrey.

Duda's ninth homer of the season came against Livan Hernandez (8-13), who was lifted after allowing six runs and eight hits in 5 1/3 innings. It was the worst performance in six weeks for Hernandez, who had a 1.87 ERA in his last seven starts.
 
Bobby Parnell pitched the ninth inning to earn his fifth save of the season.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
NY Mets   Washington
Michael Pelfrey Player Livan Hernandez
No Decision W/L Loss
4.2 IP 5.1
3 Strikeouts 1
5 Hits 8
5.79 ERA 10.12
Hitting
NY Mets   Washington
David Wright Player Danny Espinosa
2 Hits 3
0 RBI 1
0 HR 0
2 TB 4
.500 Avg 1.000

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
NY Mets 11 1 14 .314 8 4 6 1 0 0
Washington 7 0 11 .212 16 3 3 7 2 0

Upcoming Games

  • Washington will play their next game at home against LA Dodgers. The Nationals have a W/L % of .469 after a win and .459 after a loss.
  • NY Mets will play their next game on the road against Miami. The Mets have a W/L % of .529 after a win and .457 after a loss.
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