Brandon Nimmo hit a three-run homer and drove in all of the Mets’ runs, Marcus Stroman took a shutout into the sixth inning and New York beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 within the first recreation of a doubleheader on Thursday.
The 4 RBIs tied a profession excessive for Nimmo, who homered within the second in opposition to Sean Nolin (0-1) and singled within the fourth to make it 4-0.
The Mets received for under the third time in 10 video games, a stretch that noticed them fall from first to 3rd within the NL Central.
Victor Robles hit an RBI double for depleted Washington, which traded away eight gamers on the deadline and dropped to 5-15 in its final 20 video games.
Stroman (8-11) allowed one run and three hits in 5 1/3 innings to interrupt a three-start dropping streak. He struck out eight and walked two.
Stroman cruised earlier than discovering little bit of hassle within the sixth. Riley Adams led off with a stroll, pinch-hitter Andrew Stevenson singled and Robles’ double scored Adams. Stroman struck out Alcides Escobar and reliever Aaron Loup walked Juan Soto to load the bases earlier than inducing a double-play grounder from Josh Bell.
Edwin Díaz tossed a scoreless ninth for his twenty fifth save in 29 probabilities.
Stroman, who hadn’t received since throwing a one-hitter at Cincinnati on July 21, battled by sizzling, humid circumstances at Citi Discipline. Within the fourth, he grimaced after fielding a grounder. He hunched over briefly, was visited by a coach and resumed his outing after consuming a bottle of water.