The Mets are 1-0 on the season thanks to the sloppy play of the Nationals. The Mets won, 3-1, Monday in D.C..
Washington’s Max Scherzer was phenomenal, owning a no-hitter into the sixth, but the Mets took advantage of a pair of errors by Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond to grab the Opening Day win in D.C..
Lucas Duda’s two-run single with two outs in the sixth inning gave the Mets a 2-1 lead and Travis d’Arnaud’s RBI triple in the seventh gave New York insurance.
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Bartolo Colon was terrific for the Mets, allowing just one earned run on three hits in six innings of work.