Carlos Beltran's sixth-inning home run was the
difference as the New York Mets defeated the Washington Nationals
Beltran's blast was one of just three hits collected by the
John Maine pitched seven sharp innings to get the win and
improve to 4-and-0.
He struck out a career-high eight batters and allowed three hits
in lowering his E-R-A to one-point-35.
Billy Wagner pitched the ninth for his fourth save in four
Beltran's fifth homer of the season made a loser out of Nats
starter Jason Bergmann, who gets his second loss in as many