Mets 6 – Nationals 2 July 20, 2009

It was hard to believe I was watching the Mets tonight. They looked like a different team than the one that got pummeled in Atlanta. Livan Hernandez went 7 strong innings giving up 2 runs. And the bullpen held up for the final 2 innings.

Sure, it’s the Nationals that they’re playing. But the Nats offense isn’t that bad, although Ryan Zimmerman had the night off.

Jeff Francoeur put on a show going 3 for 4 with a double and a rare Mets home run. For the Mets, 6 runs is an explosion. They weren’t doing it against premier pitching but they’ll take what they can get.


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