Nationals fall to Mets 7-3; recap: 9/2/19
The Washington Nationals lost to the New York Mets 7-3 on the Labor Day series opener. Joe Ross threw only 3.2 innings and finished with eight hits, seven runs, three walks, and four strikeouts. Austin Voth, Erick Fedde, and Tanner Rainey managed to provide excellent relief to keep the Mets from scoring any more runs. The Nationals now stand at 77-59.
The Nationals’ only runs came in the form of Asdrubal Cabrera’s three-run home run in the ninth inning. After a brutal loss against the Chicago Cubs, Noah Syndergaard resurged with seven innings that yielded only three hits and ten strikeouts against the Nationals. Tomorrow, Max Scherzer and Jacob deGrom face one another for an Opening Day rematch. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. ET.