MLB Roundup: Nationals complete series win over Mets, O’s drop finale to Mariners
The Nats (25-16) bested the Mets (22-18) in the first series between the two National League East rivals with the win, taking two of three at Citi Field.
Strasburg (7-0, 2.80 ERA) struck out 10 in six innings, walking one, allowing six hits and one run.
Harvey (3-6, 5.77 ERA) was awful in what has been a horrible spring for the Mets ace, giving up nine runs, six earned, in two and two-thirds innings.
Washington scored seven in the third to break the game open, the big blows being a two-run double by Anthony Rendon, a two-run single by Wilson Ramos and a two-run triple by Ben Revere.
Daniel Murphy hit a two-run homer in the first, his sixth of the season, on a 2-for-4 night that pushed his batting average to .397.
Wilson (2-2, 3.68 ERA) gave up five runs on six hits in six innings of work for the O’s (24-15).
Nathan Karns (4-1, 3.33 ERA) and four Mariners relievers held the Orioles to six hits.
Mark Trumbo was 2-for-4 at the plate for Baltimore.