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Juan Lagares dives after a ball hit by Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman during the first inning of a game at Nationals Park. (July 28, 2013)

Mets vs. Nationals

The Mets fell to the Washington Nationals, 14-1, in the final game of a four-game series Sunday at Nationals Park.

Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond, center, is signaled
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Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond, center, is signaled out by third base umpire Lance Barksdale (23) on the tag by Mets first baseman Ike Davis on a rundown between third and second bases during the fourth inning of a game at Nationals Park. (July 28, 2013)

Omar Quintanilla, right, throws to first after getting
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Omar Quintanilla, right, throws to first after getting the out at second base on Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman to complete the double play during the fourth inning of a game at Nationals Park. (July 28, 2013)

Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos, left, is safe
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Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos, left, is safe at home on a double by Bryce Harper as John Buck, right, blocks the ball during the second inning of a game at Nationals Park. (July 28, 2013)

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Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman, left, is
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Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman, left, is signaled safe by home plate umpire Vic Carapazza, right, as John Buck, center, holds the ball during the third inning of a game at Nationals Park. (July 28, 2013)

Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos (40) celebrates with
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Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos (40) celebrates with teammates after his grand slam during the third inning of a game against the Mets at Nationals Park. (July 28, 2013)

Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos (40) acknowledges the
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Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos (40) acknowledges the crowd after his grand slam during the third inning of a game against the Mets at Nationals Park. (July 28, 2013)

Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos (40) celebrates as
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Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos (40) celebrates as he comes home on his grand slam during the third inning of a game against the Mets at Nationals Park. (July 28, 2013)

Carlos Torres delivers a pitch during the first
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Carlos Torres delivers a pitch during the first inning of a game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. (July 28, 2013)

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Juan Lagares dives after a ball hit by
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Juan Lagares dives after a ball hit by Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman during the first inning of a game at Nationals Park. (July 28, 2013)

Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman, right, greets
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Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman, right, greets a shy youngster before a game against the Mets at Nationals Park. (July 28, 2013)

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Taylor Jordan delivers a
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Taylor Jordan delivers a pitch during the first inning of a game against the Mets at Nationals Park. (July 28, 2013)

Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper (34) talks to home
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Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper (34) talks to home plate umpire Lance Barksdale (23) as Mets catcher John Buck (44) looks on after Harper struck out during the eighth inning at Nationals Park. (July 27, 2013)

The grounds crew runs to cover the field
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The grounds crew runs to cover the field from rain during the eighth inning of a game between the Washington Nationals and the Mets at Nationals Park. (July 27, 2013)

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Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper hits a two-run home
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Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper hits a two-run home run during the third inning against the New York Mets. (July 27, 2013)

Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper reacts as he crosses
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Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper reacts as he crosses home after hitting a two-run home run during the third inning against the Mets. (July 27, 2013)

Mets' John Buck reacts after striking out during
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Mets' John Buck reacts after striking out during the fifth inning of a game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. (July 27, 2013)

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Dan Haren throws to
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Dan Haren throws to Mets' Daniel Murphy during the sixth inning. (July 27, 2013)

Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper shares a laugh with
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Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper shares a laugh with starting pitcher Dan Haren while sitting in the dugout during the third inning of a game against the Mets. (July 27, 2013)

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Susan Rice, former United States Ambassador to the
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Susan Rice, former United States Ambassador to the United Nations and the National Security Adviser, throws out the ceremonial first pitch before a game between the Mets and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. (July 27, 2013)

Washington Nationals' Ian Desmond celebrates his solo home
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Washington Nationals' Ian Desmond celebrates his solo home run with Denard Span during the second inning against the Mets at Nationals Park. (July 27, 2013)

Washington Nationals' Denard Span heads for home after
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Washington Nationals' Denard Span heads for home after hitting a solo home run during the second inning against the Mets at Nationals Park. (July 27, 2013)

Mets left fielder Eric Young Jr., left, prepares
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Mets left fielder Eric Young Jr., left, prepares to catch a ball hit by Washington Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman, as center fielder Juan Lagares backs him up during the first inning at Nationals Park. (July 27, 2013)

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Dan Haren throws during
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Dan Haren throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets at Nationals Park. (July 27, 2013)

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Mets starting pitcher Dillon Gee throws during the
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Mets starting pitcher Dillon Gee throws during the first inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. (July 27, 2013)

Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper (34) prepares
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Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper (34) prepares to catch a fly ball hit by New York Mets' Daniel Murphy during the first inning. (July 27, 2013)

Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey throws to a
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Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey throws to a Washington Nationals batter during the fourth inning in the second baseball game of a doubleheader at Nationals Park. (July 26, 2013)

Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey delivers a pitch
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Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey delivers a pitch against the Washington Nationals in the first inning during the second game of a doubleheader against the Mets at Nationals Park. (July 26, 2013)

Washington Nationals pitcher Ross Ohlendorf follows through on
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Washington Nationals pitcher Ross Ohlendorf follows through on a delivery to a Mets batter in the first inning during the second game of a doubleheader against the Mets at Nationals Park. (July 26, 2013)

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Mets' Justin Turner and Andrew Brown, right, collide
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Mets' Justin Turner and Andrew Brown, right, collide on a pop fly hit by Washington Nationals' Denard Span in the first inning during the second game of a doubleheader at Nationals Park. (July 26, 2013)

Mets' Justin Turner and Andrew Brown, right, collide
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Mets' Justin Turner and Andrew Brown, right, collide on a pop fly hit by Washington Nationals' Denard Span in the first inning during the second game of a doubleheader at Nationals Park. (July 26, 2013)

Mets' Daniel Murphy hits a single in the
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Mets' Daniel Murphy hits a single in the fifth inning during the second game of a doubleheader against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. (July 26, 2013)

Washington Nationals' Jayson Werth spreads his arms as
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Washington Nationals' Jayson Werth spreads his arms as he scores in the fifth inning during the second game of a doubleheader against the Mets at Nationals Park. (July 26, 2013)

Daniel Murphy of the Mets celebrates with teammates
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Daniel Murphy of the Mets celebrates with teammates after scoring in the ninth inning in Game 1 against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. (July 26, 2013)

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Washington Nationals pitcher Ross Ohlendorf throws to a
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Washington Nationals pitcher Ross Ohlendorf throws to a Mets batter during the fourth inning. (July 26, 2013)

Matt Harvey of the Mets pitches in the
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Matt Harvey of the Mets pitches in the second inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. (July 26, 2013)

Matt Harvey of the Mets pitches in the
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Matt Harvey of the Mets pitches in the third inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. (July 26, 2013)

Matt Harvey of the Mets pitches in the
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Matt Harvey of the Mets pitches in the first inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. (July 26, 2013)

Ross Ohlendorf of the Washington Nationals pitches in
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Ross Ohlendorf of the Washington Nationals pitches in the first inning against the Mets at Nationals Park. (July 26, 2013)

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Justin Turner of the Mets collides with Andrew
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Justin Turner of the Mets collides with Andrew Brown after making a catch in the first inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. (July 26, 2013)

Ross Ohlendorf of the Washington Nationals pitches in
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Ross Ohlendorf of the Washington Nationals pitches in the second inning against the Mets at Nationals Park. (July 26, 2013)

Marlon Byrd of the Mets tosses his bat
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Marlon Byrd of the Mets tosses his bat after flying out during the seventh inning against the Washington Nationals. (July 26, 2013)

David Wright of the Mets hits a single
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David Wright of the Mets hits a single during the ninth inning against the Washington Nationals. (July 26, 2013)

Mets batter Daniel Murphy hits a single during
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Mets batter Daniel Murphy hits a single during the ninth inning against the Washington Nationals. (July 26, 2013)

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Daniel Murphy of the Mets celebrates with David
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Daniel Murphy of the Mets celebrates with David Wright after an 11-0 victory against the Washington Nationals. (July 26, 2013)

Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond forces out Omar
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Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond forces out Omar Quintanilla #3 of the New York Mets to start a double play during the fifth inning at Nationals Park. (July 26, 2013)

Ike Davis, left, of the Mets celebrates with
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Ike Davis, left, of the Mets celebrates with Marlon Byrd after hitting a home run during the ninth inning against the Washington Nationals. (July 26, 2013)

Adam LaRoche of the Washington Nationals tries to
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Adam LaRoche of the Washington Nationals tries to catch a foul ball during the fifth inning against the Mets. (July 26, 2013)

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann wipes his
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann wipes his face during the seventh inning of a game against the Mets. (July 26, 2013)

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Mets starting pitcher Jenrry Mejia delivers a pitch
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Mets starting pitcher Jenrry Mejia delivers a pitch during the fourth inning of a game against the Washington Nationals. (July 26, 2013)

Washington Nationals batter Ian Desmond, right, reacts after
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Washington Nationals batter Ian Desmond, right, reacts after striking out to end the sixth inning of a game against the Mets. (July 26, 2013)

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