Jun 6, 2013, 2:19 AM EDT
USA Today Sports Images
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.
Hitting lowlight: Not that a couple of changes were going to completely turn the Nationals' offensive fortunes around, but theRead more »
NL EAST STANDINGS
TUE: Nats at Rockies, 8:40 p.m.
WED: Nats at Rockies, 3:10 p.m.
FRI: Nats at Reds, 7:10 p.m.
SAT: Nats at Reds, 4:05 p.m.
SUN: Nats at Reds, 1:10 p.m.
MON: Nats at Marlins, 7:10 p.m.
Full season schedule
ON THE RADIO
As ESPN-980 AM's Nats Insider, Mark makes daily appearances on the station's various shows. Here's the 2014 schedule (subject to change)...
MON: 12:45 p.m.
TUE: 2:30 p.m.
WED: 4:30 p.m.
THU: 2:30 p.m.
FRI: 1:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m.
SAT: 10:30 a.m.
*All times Eastern. You can also listen to the station on 94.3 FM, 92.7 FM and online at ESPN980.com. Click here for past audio clips.
Follow us on Twitter
- Zimmermann returns to mound after injury
- Cliff Lee, A.J. Burnett also wouldn't mind being traded to the Nats
- Healthy Nationals lineup has become NL's best
- Around the NL East: Are the Phillies on the verge of a fire sale?
- Ian Desmond notches five hits, Nats rock Colorado
- Harper sits, Zimmerman in left as Nats face Rockies
- NL East: Lee and Cishek drawing interest on trade market
- Dan Uggla signs with the San Francisco Giants
- Nats fan sports 'Curly W' beard (PHOTO)
- State of the Nats: 9-game road trip begins Monday