Wheeler finally wins, Mets beat Washington 7-4

Paola Ditto
Luglio 17, 2018

NY has not won a series in its last 16 tries, and, since winning its first five of the season, has just two series victories in 27 chances. But should their focus be even further beyond the horizon? "I can't say it enough - love my time being a New York Met".

"Because of the makeup of our team and the fact that we have guys like Noah [Syndergaard] and Jake [deGrom] at the top of our rotation, if we add the right pieces around them, we can be competitive really quickly", Ricco said earlier this month. "I". It was the 11th time in 12 starts this season Hellickson has lasted fewer than six innings. "Yeah, he didn't run that ball out the way I want him to", Nationals manager Dave Martinez said.

Amed Rosario remained hot, singling through the right side to score Flores with the first run of the game.

Roark gave up three straight singles to start the game, the last of which, by Jose Bautista, produced New York's first run.

Scherzer deflected a question on whether he should get the start, saying it was "an All-Star question" that he'd talk about at the right time.

The New York Mets and Washington Nationals have accounted for the last five playoff berths earned by teams from the National League East.

Difo had doubled to drive in Roark, who opened the inning with the first triple by a Washington pitcher since Joel Hanrahan in 2007. The 26-year-old is in the midst of his fourth stint this season with the Nationals, but each of his first three trips to the bigs ended after just a day.

NY reached Voth again for four in the fifth, three coming on Conforto's first home run since June 26.

Wheeler (3-6) allowed four runs on eight hits and two walks while striking out seven.

Wheeler was able to keep the Nationals off-balance until Bryce Harper's RBI single in the sixth.

With the Mets ahead 7-2 and one out and one on in the eighth, Mets manager Mickey Callaway visited Wheeler but left him in to face Harper, whom he struck out on a splitter.

Jeurys Familia pitched a flawless for his 17th save in 21 chances. RHP Koda Glover is scheduled to pitch Saturday for Class A Potomac after his rehab assignment was moved up from the rookie-level Gulf Coast League. With AP Photos.Noah Syndergaard pitched out of trouble in a rusty return from the disabled list and helped himself with an RBI single as the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 4-2. Wheeler didn't pitch in the majors in 2015 or 2016 as he recovered from Tommy John surgery. "He feels good and is progressing", Callaway said. LHP Jason Vargas (strained right calf) is set to make another rehab start for Brooklyn on Saturday.

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