The Nationals won on a wild pitch by Mets' reliever Pedro Beato in what was perhaps their most thrilling game of the season.
Ross Detwiler had perhaps his best outing of the season as he shut out the Mets through seven innings of work. Although late mistakes by the Nats' bullpen squandered the win for him, the Nats' clutch hitting secured the victory.
Jayson Werth could be cleared for baseball activities on Wednesday, manager Davey Johnson said.
After a somewhat disappointing four-game split in Miami, the Nationals return to D.C. for what has the makings of a very important homestand: First pitch at 7:05 p.m. Join the conversation!