Light hitting catcher Brian Schneider provided the power that the Mets needed tonight. He hit two solo homers leading the Mets to a much needed win over the Nationals.
Johan Santana did what he always does, put the Mets in position to win. He went seven innings giving up one run. What more can you ask?
It ends up being a split of the four game series in Washington as the Mets head to Atlanta for a weekend series.