NYM 0 2 3 0 2 0 3 0 0 10
Was 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Date of game: 6/5/2013

Recap: Washington vs. NY Mets

Washington, DC (Sports Network) - Marlon Byrd belted a pair of homers and the New York Mets snapped a four-game losing streak with a 10-1 win over the Washington Nationals.

Byrd and Anthony Recker both drove in three runs, while David Wright had a two-run homer and Daniel Murphy had an RBI double for the Mets, who recorded 15 hits to even the three-game series entering Thursday's finale.

New York starter Dillon Gee (4-6) had seven strikeouts and allowed one run on nine hits and a walk over seven frames. He also contributed offensively by driving in one run.

Ian Desmond knocked in the lone run for the offensively struggling Nationals, who have mustered just 11 runs over their last six games. Starter Dan Haren (4-7) lasted four innings, giving up five runs on seven hits.

"I laid another egg tonight," Haren said. "I have to be better."

Denard Span doubled to begin the home half of the first and scored on a two- out single by Desmond to give Washington an early lead.

However, Byrd's two-run blast in the second would give the Mets the lead.

An inning later, Murphy -- who came into the game hitless in his last 13 at- bats -- singled with one out. Wright then homered on the first pitch thrown to him by Haren to make it 4-1.

Following a fly out by Lucas Duda, Byrd hit his second homer of the night into the stands in left.

"It was nice to extend the lead and tack on runs," Wright said.

The Mets scored two more runs in the fifth. Murphy drew a walk to lead off and Wright delivered a single to left. After Duda and Byrd struck out, Ike Davis walked to load the bases. Recker then smacked a single to left, plating Murphy and Wright.

The Mets weren't done yet, though, as they added three more runs in the seventh. Recker ripped an RBI double, advanced to third on a Juan Lagares single and scored on a single by Gee. Two batters later, Murphy doubled deep to left to bring Lagares home.

After 107 pitches, Gee was replaced by Greg Burke, who allowed a one-out double by Anthony Rendon but nothing else.

Robert Carson came to pitch the ninth for New York. He hit Jeff Kobernus with a 1-1 pitch to start the inning, but got Span, pinch-hitter Chad Tracy and Ryan Zimmerman out in eight pitches to end the game.

Game Notes

Murphy hit his 19th double of the season, most in the National League ... Washington was 2-for-13 with runners in scoring position ... Desmond has hit safely in nine straight games ... Adam LaRoche went 1-for-2 for Washington and is 36-for-105 (.343) since May 2 ... The Nationals are 24-23 all-time against the Mets at Nationals Park.

Three RBs added to Payton Award Watch List

Five weeks into the FCS season, the picture of which players stand out above the rest in terms of both statistics and value is coming into focus.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Stewart still coping with tragedy

Seven weeks after his involvement in an accident that took the life of Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race on a dirt track in Upstate New York, Tony Stewart continues to deal with emotions surrounding the tragic incident.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
Team CHOCOLATE MILK member Owen Hammond recovers post-race with lowfat chocolate milk after finishing 140.6 miles at IRONMAN Chattanooga.

0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.