The Mets (0-3) were swept by the Nationals (3-0), capped by Washington’s 8-2 win on Thursday afternoon.
The Mets bullpen struggled again, surrendering five runs in two innings. Scott Rice, Jeurys Familia and Carlos Torres all surrendered runs.
Juan Lagares added a double and RBI of his own.
The Mets struck out eight times on Thursday, and 39 times in their first three games.
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The Mets welcome the Reds to Citi Field on Friday, a 7 p.m. game.