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16-8, 1st in NL East
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Nationals to adjust without Eaton (0:45)

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Part of the draw with Adam Eaton was the team-friendly deal he signed in March 2016. If the Nationals picked up both team options, they would pay him a total of $38.4 million over the next five seasons. All that for a player who was the fifth-best outfielder the previous three seasons, based on wins above replacement.

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Nationals' Eaton out for season with ACL tear

Nationals center fielder Adam Eaton was diagnosed with a torn left ACL, torn meniscus and high ankle sprain and is out for the season, general manager Mike Rizzo announced Sunday.

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Zimmerman bashes homer 455 feet (0:30)
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Conforto collects 2 homers against Nats (0:39)

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Two huge wins for the Mets to beat Max Scherzer on Friday and Stephen Strasburg today, right as their season seemed on the brink of falling apart. Michael Conforto continues to rake with two home runs, including one off reliever Enny Romero, his first hit off a lefty this season.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

The Mets used a pair of Michael Conforto homers and a parade of relievers to win their second straight over the Nats in DC, 5-3. Bryce Harper fanned three times for the second straight day, only the second time in his career that's happened, and Daniel Murphy went hitless for just the second time in 24 games against his former team.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Nats cleanup hitter Ryan Zimmerman is on pace to win the Triple Crown. His 8th inning blast to deep left center - which landed squarely in the Seven Line Army and cut the Mets lead to 4-3 - gives him 11 bombs on the season, tied for most in the bigs. He also leads the majors in batting (.402), and RBI's (26).

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Ryan Zimmerman's RBI single gave the Nats a 1-0 lead over the Mets. It also gave him 25 RBI's, tied for most in the majors with teammates Bryce Harper and Daniel Murphy. Needless to say, Washington's offense is clicking.

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Losing Adam Eaton could slow Nats' roll

Adam Eaton has been the catalyst for the Nationals' monster offense, and the center fielder's ugly ankle injury hurt much more than Friday's loss.

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Mets top Nats in Washington (1:03)
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Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Nats skipper Dusty Baker on Adam Eaton's leg injury.

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Twice was nice for Ryan Zimmerman on Friday vs. the Mets. The Nationals 1B recorded the 17th multi-homer game of his career with long balls in the second and eighth innings.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

The Nationals lost more than a game. In the 9th inning of their 7-5 loss to the Mets, center fielder and leadoff man Adam Eaton had to be carried off the field after appearing to roll his ankle at first base on infield single. Acquired from the White Sox in a December blockbuster trade, Eaton (.291 avg, .392 obp) has been a major spark for the first-place Nats.

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2dEddie Matz

Nats' Eaton injures leg running out grounder

Nationals center fielder Adam Eaton was injured legging out a ground ball and had to be carried off the field in the bottom of the ninth of a loss to the Mets on Friday.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Adam Eaton just got carried off the field at suddenly silent Nats Park. He reached on an infield single to load the bases in the top of the 9th against the Mets, but appeared to roll his left ankle on a bang-bang play.

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deGrom has it all working against the Nationals (0:27)
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d'Arnaud takes Scherzer deep twice (0:45)

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Travis D'Arnaud has the Cy Young cheat code. The Mets catcher just blasted his second bomb of the night off Nats ace Max Scherzer. D'Arnaud 5, Washington 3, top 4th.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs1471st
Batting Average.2841st
On Base Percentage.3591st
Slugging Percentage.4811st
Earned Run Average4.4724th
Quality Starts191st
WHIP1.259th
BAA.25019th

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