Final Score: Nationals 13 Mets 3

The Mets lost to the Nationals by the score of 13-3 this afternoon in Washington, DC.

* Mike Pelfrey started for the Mets, and allowed six runs in three and two-thirds innings, while walking three and striking out one.
* Mets used a total of six pitchers who gave up a total of thirteen earned runs, eight walks and two home runs. Mets pitching have given up eleven grand slams this season.
* Mets offense only managed three hits, seven strikeouts and 1-7 with runners in scoring position.
* Mets Killer: Nationals Shortstop Danny Espinosa had a great game against the Mets today. Espinosa had four hits, two runs scored, six runs batted in and two home runs including a grand slam off Ryota Igarashi

For a full recap and box score, check out SNY.TV.

The Mets try to bounce back against the Nationals tomorrow night at Nationals Park in Washington with Dillon Gee facing Yunesky Maya. Game time is 7:05 pm.

Updated at 3:40 pm, by Matthew Cerrone:

By the way, HUGE thank you to Kerel Cooper from On the Black for helping out with this post-game recap… much appreciated.