Jun 6, 2013, 2:19 AM EST
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Dan Haren watches as Marlon Byrd rounds the bases after a homer.
Game in a nutshell: Momentum? What momentum? If anyone expected some carryover from last night's dramatic win, they were sorely disappointed. The Nationals put themselves in an early hole and never came close to climbing out of it. Dan Haren lasted only four innings and served up three more home runs. The Nats' lineup turned Dillon Gee and his 5.68 ERA into a Cy Young candidate. And the Mets cruised their way to a lopsided victory that leaves the Nationals in highly unfamiliar territory. They're back under .500, and thanks to the Phillies' win earlier in the day, they're now in third place in the NL East for the first time since the final day of the 2011 season.
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