Cruz homers, keys Nats over Mets 4-2 with 8th-inning hit


              New York Mets' Francisco Lindor (12) steals second base as Washington Nationals third baseman Maikel Franco lunges for the throw during the fifth inning of a baseball game at Nationals Park, Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
            
              Washington Nationals pitching coach Jim Hickey, left, talks with starting pitcher Erick Fedde and catcher Keibert Ruiz during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets at Nationals Park, Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
            
              Washington Nationals relief pitcher Steve Cishek throws during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets at Nationals Park, Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
            
              New York Mets' Francisco Lindor runs the bases for his solo home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Washington, D.C. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
            
              New York Mets' Francisco Lindor watches his solo home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
            
              New York Mets' Francisco Lindor celebrates his solo home run with manager Buck Showalter, right, during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
            
              Washington Nationals designated hitter Nelson Cruz tosses his bat as he watches his solo home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets at Nationals Park, Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Washington, D.C. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
            
              Washington Nationals designated hitter Nelson Cruz celebrates his solo home run with manager Dave Martinez during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets at Nationals Park, Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Washington, D.C. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Cruz homers, keys Nats over Mets 4-2 with 8th-inning hit