(Washington, DC) — Adam LaRoche came through with an RBI single and Stephen Lombardozzi had an RBI sac fly, as the Nationals erased a one-run deficit in the bottom of the ninth to come away with a 3-2 win over the Mets. Jordan Zimmermann pitched eight strong innings, allowing two runs and four hits while striking out four. Reliever Tyler Clippard earned his fourth win. Ian Desmond was 2-for-4 with a solo homer as Washington got back to .500 at 29-and-29. New York took the lead in the fifth inning on a two-run triple by Omar Quintanilla. Closer Bobby Parnell took the loss and blew his third save. The Mets have dropped four in-a-row.
Mets Blow Lead In Ninth To Nats