Mets vs. Nationals

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The Mets hosted the Washington Nationals in a four-game series from June 15-18, 2017, at Citi Field.

New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom rounds
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New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom rounds the bases on his solo home run against Washington Nationals starting pitcher Joe Ross during the third inning in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom is
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New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom is greeted in the dugout after his solo home run against the Washington Nationals during the third inning in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom watches
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New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom watches the flight of solo home run to left during the third inning against the Washington Nationals in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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New York Mets right fielder Jay Bruce makes
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New York Mets right fielder Jay Bruce makes a catch for an out against Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

New York Mets shortstop Jose Reyes greets Mets
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New York Mets shortstop Jose Reyes greets Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom after his solo home run against the Washington Nationals during the third inning in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom and
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New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom and Washington Nationals catcher Matt Wieters watch the flight of deGrom's solo home run during the third inning in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

New York Mets center fielder Michael Conforto greets
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New York Mets center fielder Michael Conforto greets Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom after his solo home run against the Washington Nationals during the third inning in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

Washington Nationals center fielder Michael Taylor and fans
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Washington Nationals center fielder Michael Taylor and fans watch the home run ball hit by New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom during the third inning in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom is
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New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom is greeted in the dugout after his solo home run against the Washington Nationals during the third inning in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom looks
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New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom looks on from the dugout after his solo home run against the Washington Nationals during the third inning in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Joe Ross delivers a
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Joe Ross delivers a pitch against the New York Mets during the first inning in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom follows
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New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom follows through on a pitch against the Washington Nationals during the second inning in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

New York Mets third baseman T.J. Rivera looks
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New York Mets third baseman T.J. Rivera looks for his pitch against the Washington Nationals during the second inning in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom deliver
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New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom deliver a pitch against the Washington Nationals during the first inning in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

New York Mets manager Terry Collins looks on
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New York Mets manager Terry Collins looks on against the Washington Nationals during an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

New York Mets third baseman T.J. Rivera doubles
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New York Mets third baseman T.J. Rivera doubles against the Washington Nationals during the second inning in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom deliver
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New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom deliver a pitch against the Washington Nationals during the first inning in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

New York Mets third baseman T.J. Rivera doubles
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New York Mets third baseman T.J. Rivera doubles against the Washington Nationals during the second inning in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Joe Ross delivers a
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Joe Ross delivers a pitch against the New York Mets during the first inning in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

Washington Nationals' Adam Lind hits a two-run home
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Washington Nationals' Adam Lind hits a two-run home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Saturday, June 17, 2017, in New York.

Washington Nationals' Adam Lind runs the bases after
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Washington Nationals' Adam Lind runs the bases after hitting a two-run home run as New York Mets relief pitcher Paul Sewald, left, reacts during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 17, 2017, in New York.

Washington Nationals' Adam Lind (26) celebrates a two-run
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Washington Nationals' Adam Lind (26) celebrates a two-run home run with teammate Daniel Murphy (20) as New York Mets catcher Rene Rivera reacts during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 17, 2017, in New York.

Washington Nationals relief pitcher Blake Treinen, right, attempts
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Washington Nationals relief pitcher Blake Treinen, right, attempts to throw out New York Mets' Jose Reyes (7) at first base during the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 17, 2017, in New York. Reyes advanced to second base on a throwing error by Treinen.

Washington Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy (20) throws
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Washington Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy (20) throws out New York Mets' Yoenis Cespedes at first base after forcing out Michael Conforto (30) to end the baseball game, Saturday, June 17, 2017, in New York. The Nationals won 7-4.

Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper (34), Michael Taylor (3)
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Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper (34), Michael Taylor (3) and Brian Goodwin (8) celebrate with teammates after a baseball game against the New York Mets, Saturday, June 17, 2017, in New York. The Nationals won 7-4.

New York Mets' Yoenis Cespedes hits a single
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New York Mets' Yoenis Cespedes hits a single during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Saturday, June 17, 2017, in New York.

New York Mets' Michael Conforto (30) reacts after
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New York Mets' Michael Conforto (30) reacts after striking out during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Saturday, June 17, 2017, in New York.

New York Mets' Yoenis Cespedes, top, slides past
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New York Mets' Yoenis Cespedes, top, slides past Washington Nationals catcher Jose Lobaton to score during the sixth inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 17, 2017, in New York.

New York Mets starting pitcher Seth Lugo delivers
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New York Mets starting pitcher Seth Lugo delivers a pitch to Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner who hits a solo home run during the first inning in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Saturday, June 17, 2017.

New York Mets starting pitcher Seth Lugo delivers
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New York Mets starting pitcher Seth Lugo delivers a pitch against the Washington Nationals during the first inning in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Saturday, June 17, 2017.

New York Mets starting pitcher Seth Lugo reacts
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New York Mets starting pitcher Seth Lugo reacts on the mound after giving up a solo home run to Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner during the first inning in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Saturday, June 17, 2017.

New York Mets starting pitcher Seth Lugo reacts
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New York Mets starting pitcher Seth Lugo reacts on the mound after giving up a solo home run to Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner during the first inning in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Saturday, June 17, 2017.

New York Mets starting pitcher Seth Lugo delivers
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New York Mets starting pitcher Seth Lugo delivers a pitch to Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner who hits a solo home run during the first inning in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Saturday, June 17, 2017.

New York Mets starting pitcher Seth Lugo delivers
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New York Mets starting pitcher Seth Lugo delivers a pitch to Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner who hits a solo home run during the first inning in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Saturday, June 17, 2017.

New York Mets starting pitcher Seth Lugo stands
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New York Mets starting pitcher Seth Lugo stands on the mound as Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner runs home on his solo home run during the first inning in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Saturday, June 17, 2017.

New York Mets starting pitcher Seth Lugo reacts
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New York Mets starting pitcher Seth Lugo reacts on the mound after giving up a solo home run to Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner during the first inning in an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Saturday, June 17, 2017.

Max Scherzer #31 of the Washington Nationals pitches
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Max Scherzer #31 of the Washington Nationals pitches in the eighth inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field on Friday, June 16, 2017.

Brandon Nimmo #9 of the New York Mets
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Brandon Nimmo #9 of the New York Mets looks on against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field on Friday, June 16, 2017.

Michael Conforto #30 of the New York Mets
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Michael Conforto #30 of the New York Mets strikes out in the eighth inning against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field on Friday, June 16, 2017.

Jose Reyes #7 of the New York Mets
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Jose Reyes #7 of the New York Mets celebrates his eighth inning home run against the Washington Nationals with teammate Curtis Granderson #3 at Citi Field on Friday, June 16, 2017.

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the New York Mets
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Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the New York Mets strikes out to end the eighth inning against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field on Friday, June 16, 2017.

Daniel Murphy #20 of the Washington Nationals completes
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Daniel Murphy #20 of the Washington Nationals completes a sixth inning ending double play after forcing out Jay Bruce #19 of the New York Mets at Citi Field on Friday, June 16, 2017.

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the New York Mets
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Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the New York Mets reacts after popping out in the sixth inning against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field on Friday, June 16, 2017.

Anthony Rendon #6 of the Washington Nationals follows
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Anthony Rendon #6 of the Washington Nationals follows through on a sixth inning two run home run against the New York Mets at Citi Field on Friday, June 16, 2017.

Anthony Rendon #6 of the Washington Nationals celebrates
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Anthony Rendon #6 of the Washington Nationals celebrates his sixth inning two run home run against the New York Mets with teammate Daniel Murphy #20 at Citi Field on Friday, June 16, 2017.

Max Scherzer #31 of the Washington Nationals pitches
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Max Scherzer #31 of the Washington Nationals pitches against the New York Mets at Citi Field on Friday, June 16, 2017.

Daniel Murphy #20 of the Washington Nationals completes
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Daniel Murphy #20 of the Washington Nationals completes a second inning double play after forcing out T.J. Rivera #54 of the New York Mets at Citi Field on Friday, June 16, 2017.

Steven Matz #32 of the New York Mets
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Steven Matz #32 of the New York Mets looks on after surrendering a third inning home run against Michael Taylor #3 of the Washington Nationals at Citi Field on Friday, June 16, 2017.

Steven Matz #32 of the New York Mets
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Steven Matz #32 of the New York Mets reacts in the dugout after the third inning against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field on Friday, June 16, 2017.

Steven Matz #32 of the New York Mets
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Steven Matz #32 of the New York Mets looks on after surrendering a third inning home run against Michael Taylor #3 of the Washington Nationals at Citi Field on Friday, June 16, 2017.

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