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Catcher Kevin Plawecki does emergency mound duty - Newsday;

Catcher Kevin Plawecki does emergency mound duty - Newsday

NewsdayCatcher Kevin Plawecki does emergency mound dutyNewsdayWASHINGTON — 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 ...and more »

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

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

Lyndy's Sports AnnualsNats wallop Mets 23-5 on Rendon's 3 HRs, 10 RBIsLyndy's Sports AnnualsApr 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 ...and more »

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

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

MLB.comIn his pitching debut, Kevin Plawecki gave up a lot of fly balls, some of them stayed in the parkMLB.comWhen 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 ...and more »

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

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

UPI.comWashington Nationals smash New York Mets behind Anthony Rendon's 3 HRs, 10 RBIUPI.comThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

ScoutBetween the Lines: Time For New York Mets' Noah Syndergaard To Admit Injury IssuesScoutIn 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.and more »

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

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

NBCSports.comBryce Harper sets April record for runs scoredNBCSports.comWith 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 ...and more »

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

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

CBSSports.comMLB Sunday scores, highlights, updates, news: Rendon makes Nats history with 10 RBICBSSports.comThere 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, ...and more »

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

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

NJ.comWATCH: Does Sandy Alderson regret not forcing Noah Syndergaard to get an MRI?NJ.comWASHINGTON -- 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 ...and more »

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

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

SB NationAnthony Rendon batted in twice as many runs as the Mets in 18-run Nationals winSB NationRendon 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 ...and more »

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

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

Chron.comRice-ex Anthony Rendon has 10-RBI game for NationalsChron.comAnthony 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.and more »

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

Nationals' Anthony Rendon: Adds three homers, 10 RBI in historic performanceCBSSports.comRendon 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 ...and more »

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

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

WHIORendon drives in 10, hits 3 HRs as Nationals rout Mets 23WHIOWashington 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!and more »

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

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

Boston HeraldRendon drives in 10, hits 3 HRs as Nationals rout Mets 23-5Boston HeraldWashington 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 ...and more »

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

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

ESPNNats' Rendon goes 6-for-6, with 3 HRs, 10 RBIsESPNWashington 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 ...and more »

Nationals 23, Mets 5 - WTOP

Nationals 23, Mets 5WTOPa-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 ...and more »

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

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

New York TimesMets Are Crushed by the Nationals as a Pained Noah Syndergaard Exits EarlyNew York TimesMets 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 ...and more »

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

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

New York Daily NewsSyndergaard leaves with arm injury as Mets routed by NationalsNew York Daily NewsWASHINGTON, 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 ...and more »

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

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

FanRag Sports (blog)Nationals Anthony Rendon hits three home runs and drives in 10 against MetsFanRag 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 ...and more »

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

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

Sporting NewsNationals offense goes supernova, explodes for 23 runs against MetsSporting NewsApril 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.and more »

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

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

Indianapolis StarPurdue's Plawecki has 1 strong inning on mound, then ...Indianapolis StarIt 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 ...and more »