Mets defeat lowly Nationals

Mets defeat lowly Nationals

Gary Sheffield homered and drove in three runs on Monday night as the New York Mets dispatched the Washington Nationals in a 5-2 victory.

The Mets rolled to the win as -162 home favorites in this contest, while the combined score fell UNDER the day's posted total (9).

Luis Castillo and Carlos Beltran each collected two hits in the win for New York. Ryan Zimmerman and Wil Nieves had RBI for the Nats.