Nimmo, Mets keep NL East hopes going for now, top Nats 4-2


              Washington Nationals' Reed Garrett pitches during the first inning in the second baseball game of the team's doubleheader against the New York Mets, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              Washington Nationals starting pitcher Paolo Espino, left, leaves during the first inning in the second baseball game of the team's doubleheader against the New York Mets, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              New York Mets' Pete Alonso, right, slides past Washington Nationals catcher Tres Barrera to score on a sacrifice fly by Mark Canha during the first inning in the second baseball game of a doubleheader Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              Washington Nationals' Paolo Espino pitches during the first inning in the second baseball game of the team's doubleheader against the New York Mets, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              New York Mets' Taijuan Walker pitches during the first inning in the second baseball game of the team's doubleheader against the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              New York Mets' Brandon Nimmo (9) celebrates with teammate Francisco Lindor (12) after hitting a home run during the fourth inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              New York Mets relief pitcher Edwin Diaz (39) reacts after the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in New York. The Mets won 4-2. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              New York Mets' Edwin Diaz pitches during the eighth inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in New York. The Mets won 4-2. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              New York Mets' Francisco Lindor (12) celebrates with Brandon Nimmo (9) after the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in New York. The Mets won 4-2. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              The Washington Nationals play the New York Mets during the sixth inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in New York. The Mets won 4-2. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              New York Mets' Jeff McNeil, left, celebrates with Pete Alonso after hitting a home run during the first inning in the second baseball game of the team's doubleheader against the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              New York Mets' Brandon Nimmo runs the bases after hitting a home run during the fourth inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              New York Mets' Brandon Nimmo (9) celebrates with teammate Francisco Lindor (12) after hitting a home run during the fourth inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              New York Mets relief pitcher Edwin Diaz (39) reacts after the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in New York. The Mets won 4-2. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              New York Mets' Edwin Diaz pitches during the eighth inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in New York. The Mets won 4-2. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              New York Mets' Francisco Lindor (12) celebrates with Brandon Nimmo (9) after the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in New York. The Mets won 4-2. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              The Washington Nationals play the New York Mets during the sixth inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in New York. The Mets won 4-2. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              Washington Nationals' Cory Abbott pitches against the New York Mets during the first inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              New York Mets' Carlos Carrasco pitches against the Washington Nationals during the first inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              New York Mets relief pitcher Edwin Diaz (39) reacts after the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in New York. The Mets won 4-2. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              New York Mets fans, one wearing a paper bag over their head, watch as the Mets play the Washington Nationals during the first inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              New York Mets' Brandon Nimmo celebrates with teammates after hitting a home run during the fourth inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Nimmo, Mets keep NL East hopes going for now, top Nats 4-2