Catcher Kevin Plawecki does emergency mound duty - Newsday

WASHINGTON — Kevin Plawecki said he was told around the sixth inning that he might pitch in Sunday's Mets-Nationals game. Since he's a catcher and hadn't pitched since he was 14, that was a bit of a surprise. Plawecki was called on in the seventh with ...

Nats wallop Mets 23-5 on Rendon's 3 HRs, 10 RBIs - Lyndy's Sports Annuals

Apr 30, 2017; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon (6) celebrates with Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy (20) and Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper (34) after hitting a three-run home run against the New ...

In his pitching debut, Kevin Plawecki gave up a lot of fly balls, some of them stayed in the park - MLB.com

When a team sends a position player to the mound to pitch, it is usually a sign that things aren't going very well for it. That was indeed the case Sunday afternoon when the Mets sent backup catcher Kevin Plawecki to the mound with no outs in the ...

Washington Nationals smash New York Mets behind Anthony Rendon's 3 HRs, 10 RBI - UPI.com

The Nationals' Anthony Rendon set club records with his three-homer, 10 RBI day on Sunday. Photo courtesy Washington Nationals via Twitter. WASHINGTON -- Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo met the media Sunday morning to talk about the knee ...

Between the Lines: Time For New York Mets' Noah Syndergaard To Admit Injury Issues - Scout

In a HardballScoop.com exclusive series, Carmine DiPalma will read in between the lines of the possibility that Mets' ace Noah Syndergaard could have made his injury much worse by denying an MRI and what that means for the Mets going forward.

Bryce Harper sets April record for runs scored - NBCSports.com

With four runs scored during Sunday's 23-5 drubbing of the Mets, Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper set a new April record for runs scored at 32, MLB.com's Oliver Macklin reports. The record was previously held by Larry Walker, who scored 29 runs for ...

MLB Sunday scores, highlights, updates, news: Rendon makes Nats history with 10 RBI - CBSSports.com

There is a full slate of baseball on the schedule Sunday as the weekend comes to a close. Here is our daily recap post of the day in the baseball. Sunday's scores. Baltimore Orioles 7, New York Yankees 4 in 11 innings (box score); Toronto Blue Jays 3, ...

WATCH: Does Sandy Alderson regret not forcing Noah Syndergaard to get an MRI? - NJ.com

WASHINGTON -- Noah Syndergaard did not stick around the capital long enough to see his teammates get shelled by the Washington Nationals on Sunday afternoon. The Mets' ace, who exited the game in the second inning with what the club suspects is a ...

Anthony Rendon batted in twice as many runs as the Mets in 18-run Nationals win - SB Nation

Rendon came into the game with no home runs, five RBI, and a .226 batting average on the season. That's not how he left it. He blasted the Mets with the second three-home run, six-hit, 10-RBI game in MLB history since 1920. His six hits came on as many ...

Rice-ex Anthony Rendon has 10-RBI game for Nationals - Chron.com

Anthony Rendon had more than the game of his life. He had a game for almost every life. Rendon went 6-for-6 with three home runs and 10 RBIs in the Washington Nationals' 23-5 victory over the New York Mets Sunday afternoon in the nation's capital.

Nationals' Anthony Rendon: Adds three homers, 10 RBI in historic performance - CBSSports.com

Rendon went 6-for-6 with three home runs and 10 RBI in Sunday's win over the Mets. It was an absolute performance for the ages by Rendon, whose 10 RBI on the day set a new Nationals record. In addition to driving in 10, his three-home-run performance ...

Rendon drives in 10, hits 3 HRs as Nationals rout Mets 23 - WHIO

Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon singles during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Sunday, April 30, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass). 0. Share. Facebook Twitter Google+ Email. Share this with your friends!

Rendon drives in 10, hits 3 HRs as Nationals rout Mets 23-5 - Boston Herald

Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon singles during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Sunday, April 30, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass). Credit: The Associated Press. Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon ...

Nats' Rendon goes 6-for-6, with 3 HRs, 10 RBIs - ESPN

Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon went 6-for-6 with three home runs and 10 RBIs on Sunday against the New York Mets, becoming just the second player in Major League Baseball history to have a game that included six hits, three home ...

Nationals 23, Mets 5 - WTOP

a-grounded out for Albers in the 6th. b-flied out for Perez in the 7th. c-flied out for Werth in the 7th. d-homered for Blanton in the 8th. E_Reyes (5), Granderson (1). LOB_New York 6, Washington 7. 2B_Bruce (5), Gilmartin (1), Turner (7), Zimmerman (8 ...

Mets Are Crushed by the Nationals as a Pained Noah Syndergaard Exits Early - New York Times

Mets starter Noah Syndergaard leaving the field with the team's head athletic trainer, Ray Ramirez, during the second inning against the Nationals on Sunday. Credit Nick Wass/Associated Press. WASHINGTON — Noah Syndergaard, the Mets' ace, left ...

Syndergaard leaves with arm injury as Mets routed by Nationals - New York Daily News

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In the worse possible case scenario for the Mets, Noah Syndergaard sunk them Sunday. The Mets righthander, who bristled after he was pushed back Thursday and refused to take an MRI, got shelled in the first inning and left in the ...

Nationals Anthony Rendon hits three home runs and drives in 10 against Mets - FanRag Sports (blog)

Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon entered Sunday's game with a .226 batting average and a .566 OPS. However, in one day, he gained more than 50 and 200 points on his batting average and OPS, respectively. That's what a 6-for-6 day ...

Nationals offense goes supernova, explodes for 23 runs against Mets - Sporting News

April 30, 2017 5:27pm EDT April 30, 2017 5:27pm EDT The 23 runs, including 10 drove in by Anthony Rendon, are a franchise record. BryceHarper-4302017-ftr.jpg Bryce Harper (Getty Images). Dan Sostek @dan_sostek. Updated at 5:27 p.m. ET.

Purdue's Plawecki has 1 strong inning on mound, then ... - Indianapolis Star

It looked like the New York Mets had found something with Kevin Plawecki on the mound. For an inning. Plawecki, a former Purdue Boilermakers catcher, come in relief during the seventh inning Sunday as the Mets were getting routed by the Washington ...