Mets hit 5 homers, rally past Nationals
Rookie Pete Alonso and Robinson Cano hit backto-back home runs to begin the eighth and Keon Broxton lined an RBI single later in the inning, lifting the New York Mets to a home win over the Washington Nationals 6-5 Saturday.
Unlikely cleanup man J.D. Davis hit two home runs and Michael Conforto also connected as the Mets improved to 6-2.
Anthony Rendon hit a leadoff homer and Wilmer Difo added a two-run shot in the top of the eighth, putting Washington ahead 5-3. Both drives came off reliever Jeurys Familia (2- 0) – never before had he given up two home runs in a game.
New York Mets players react as Michael Conforto runs the bases after hitting a solo home run against Washington on Saturday.