The Nationals made sparkling defensive plays all over the field Monday night, a major reason for their 7-2 win over the Mets.
The Nationals had an unfortunate history against Mets starter Matt Harvey, but finally got to him on Monday night.
Ian Desmond had two hits on Monday night, including a homer, and afterwards credited Cal Ripken, Jr. with helping him break out of his slump.
Against one of New York's best arms, Washington's bats came alive in a 7-2 win over the Mets. More here from CSN's Mark Zuckerman.