Mets vs Nationals Post Game Recap 7/25
The New York Mets were unable to beat on the majors best pitchers in Stephen Strasburg losing to the Nationals by a score of 5-2 making it a 6 game losing streak now.
The Mets got a good start from Jeremy Hefner but unfortunately he was out dueled by Strasburg and picked up his 4th loss of the season. Hefner went a solid six innings allowing six hits, two walks, three runs only two of which were earned, and had a career high seven strikeouts.
Tim Byrdak had a tough afternoon allowing a monster two-run homerun to Adam LaRoche scoring Bryce Harper in the 7th inning, and put the dagger into the Mets making it a 4 run game late.
Stephen Strasburg was fantastic in picking up his 11th win of the season. Strasburg shut down the entire Mets offense only allowing one run on four hits, and had eleven strikeouts.
Ike Davis was the only Met to do much damage off Strasburg, as Davis was able to his 16th homerun of the season in the 2nd inning.
The Mets will be heading out west for a 11 game road trip, and will be sending top prospect Matt Harvey for his first career major league start against the Dbacks All-Star Wade Miley (11-5, 3.02).