The red-hot Nationals try to sweep a four-game series from the Mets and move to within 5 1/2 games of the playoffs. Get live updates from Citi Field on Nats Insider.
Wilson Ramos is starting his 20th straight game today. And he plans to extend the streak to at least 23 games, most by any big-league catcher this year.
Ryan Zimmerman clubbed another homer and made two fine plays at third base to lead the Nationals to a 3-0 win over the Mets, their fifth straight.
The Nationals won their fifth straight game on Wednesday night, putting them at a season-high seven games over .500.