The Washington Nationals completed their sweep of the New York Mets on Wednesday on the strength of 11 strikeouts from starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg, winning 5-2. Strasburg lasted seven innings allowing only one run on four hits. The lone run he allowed was a solo home run by Mets first baseman Ike Davis in the bottom of the second inning.
The Nationals hopped out to an early 2-0 lead with a pair of solo home runs by Nationals left fielder Michael Morse and shortstop Danny Espinosa. Catcher Sandy Leon extended the lead in the fifth inning by grounding into a fielder's choice, scoring Espinosa. First baseman Adam Laroche hit a two run home run in the seventh inning to close out the scoring.
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