The Nationals looked for another dominant performance from Jordan Zimmermann to lower their magic number to five.
Jordan Zimmermann and the Nationals will try to beat the Mets again today and reduce their magic number to 5. Join the conversation on Nats Insider!
Bryce Harper homered, Ian Desmond drove in three runs and the Washington Nationals moved a step closer to their second NL East title in three years.
Doug Fister hasn't given up an earned run to the Mets this season. Can he keep it going tonight at Citi Field? Join the conversation on Nats Insider!
Gio Gonzalez dug the Nats an early hole that they couldn't climb out of as they fell 4-3 to the Mets.