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Jayson Werth #28 of the Washington Nationals celebrates with teammates in the dugout after scoring in the third inning against the New York Mets. (Aug 19, 2012)

Mets vs. Nationals

The Nationals took the series against the Mets with a 5-2 victory at Nationals Park.

Jayson Werth #28 of the Washington Nationals celebrates
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Jayson Werth #28 of the Washington Nationals celebrates with teammates in the dugout after scoring in the third inning against the New York Mets. (Aug 19, 2012)

Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals watches
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Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals watches his solo home run in the fifth inning of their game against the New York Mets. (Aug 19, 2012)

New York Mets shortstop Ronny Cedeno, front, throws
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New York Mets shortstop Ronny Cedeno, front, throws as he is backed up by third baseman David Wright, during the sixth inning of a baseball game at Nationals Park. Washington Nationals' Kurt Suzuki was out at first on the play, and the Nationals won 5-2. (Aug 19, 2012)

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Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman can't make
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Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman can't make the tag in time as New York Mets' Ronny Cedeno gets to third on his hit, during the fourth inning of a baseball game at Nationals Park. (Aug 19, 2012)

Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals watches
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Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals watches his solo home run in the fifth inning of their game against the New York Mets. (Aug 19, 2012)

Jeremy Hefner #53 of the New York Mets
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Jeremy Hefner #53 of the New York Mets rubs his brow between pitches in the fifth inning against the Washington Nationals. (Aug 19, 2012)

Washington Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa, left, celebrates
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Washington Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa, left, celebrates with Michael Morse after Espinosa's two-run home run during the second inning of a baseball game with the New York Mets. (Aug 19, 2012)

New York Mets starting pitcher Jeremy Hefner throws
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New York Mets starting pitcher Jeremy Hefner throws during the first inning of a baseball game with the Washington Nationals. (Aug 19, 2012)

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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez throws during
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez throws during the first inning of a baseball game with the New York Mets. (Aug 19, 2012)

Jeremy Hefner #53 of the New York Mets
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Jeremy Hefner #53 of the New York Mets pitches in the first inning against the Washington Nationals. (Aug 19, 2012)

Jeremy Hefner #53 of the New York Mets
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Jeremy Hefner #53 of the New York Mets pitches in the first inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. (Aug 19, 2012)

Mets starting pitcher Jon Niese delivers to the
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Mets starting pitcher Jon Niese delivers to the plate during the first inning of a game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. (Aug. 18, 2012)

Washington Nationals center fielder Jayson Werth dives but
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Washington Nationals center fielder Jayson Werth dives but misses a ball hit by Mike Baxter during the first inning. (Aug. 18, 2012)

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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Edwin Jackson delivers to
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Edwin Jackson delivers to the plate during the first inning of a game against the Mets. (Aug. 18, 2012)

Mets manager Terry Collins checks his lineup card
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Mets manager Terry Collins checks his lineup card before a game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. (Aug. 18, 2012)

Edwin Jackson of the Washington Nationals delivers a
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Edwin Jackson of the Washington Nationals delivers a pitch during a game against the Mets at Nationals Park. (Aug. 18, 2012)

Jonathon Niese delivers a pitch during a game
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Jonathon Niese delivers a pitch during a game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. (Aug. 18, 2012)

Edwin Jackson of the Washington Nationals walks off
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Edwin Jackson of the Washington Nationals walks off the field after the second inning during a game against the Mets at Nationals Park. (Aug. 18, 2012)

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Michael Morse #38 celebrates with Ryan Zimmerman #11
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Michael Morse #38 celebrates with Ryan Zimmerman #11 and Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals after hitting a grand slam in the fourth inning. (Aug. 17, 2012)

Ross Detwiler of the Washington Nationals throws a
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Ross Detwiler of the Washington Nationals throws a pitch during a game against the Mets at Nationals Park. (Aug. 17, 2012)

Mets catcher Kelly Shoppach catches a pop foul
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Mets catcher Kelly Shoppach catches a pop foul by Washington's Michael Morse during the second inning. (Aug. 17, 2012)

Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman throws out
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Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman throws out Kelly Shoppach during the second inning. (Aug. 17, 2012)

Scott Hairston (12) and David Wright (5) celebrate
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Scott Hairston (12) and David Wright (5) celebrate after scoring during the first inning of a game against the Washington Nationals. (Aug. 17, 2012)

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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Ross Detwiler delivers to
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Ross Detwiler delivers to the plate during the first inning of a game against the Mets at Nationals Park. (Aug. 17, 2012)

Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana delivers to the
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Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana delivers to the plate during the first inning of a game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. (Aug. 17, 2012)

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