The Mets snapped a six game losing streak tonight by defeating the Nationals 7-5 tonight in DC. Jacob deGrom battled for seven innings striking out twelve while allowing three runs on six hits and only walked one. The lone blemishes for deGrom were a solo home run by the red hot Ryan Zimmerman and a two run blast served up to Matt Wieters which gave the Nationals a 3-2 advantage.
With the Mets trailing by a run in the top of the fourth Travis d'Arnaud hit a 3-run home run to give the Mets a 5-3 lead. For d'Arnaud it was his second of the game, he drove in five runs which ties a career high. The Mets would add two runs in the top of the eighth when Kevin Plawecki drove in a run with an RBI single and then Michael Conforto walked which gave the Mets a 7-3 cushion.
The Nationals would battle back when Ryan Zimmerman hit his second home run of the game to bring the Nats within 7-5. The Nationals would then load the bases in the bottom of the ninth. Jeurys Familia would strike out Trea Turner and Terry Collins went to his bullpen to bring on Josh Edgin to face Bryce Harper. Harper grounded into an game ending double play and the Mets held on.
LISTEN: Mets Highlights from their 7-5 Win
LISTEN: Josh Edgin with WOR's Wayne Randazzo after the game