Nationals flatten Mets

Nationals flatten Mets

Jesus Flores homered and had three RBI Sunday, as the Washington Nationals defeated the New York Mets 8-1.

The Nationals were a +155 underdog in the game and the nine runs scored fell UNDER the posted over/under total (9.5).

Austin Kearns was 2-4 with a solo home run and three runs scored for Washington, while Jordan Zimmerman allowed one run on six hits in 5 1-3 innings.

Carlos Delgado drove in the Mets’ lone run and Oliver Perez was roughed up for seven runs on nine hits in 4 1-3 innings.