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NOTES: The Mets struck out 17 times in the game. … No Nationals pitcher has gone fewer than five innings yet this season, in nine games. Marquis retired nine straight between Reyes’ single in the third and Willie Harris’ in the fifth. Stairs drew his fourth walk in six ABs with Washington as a pinch-hitter. The Mets struck out 17 times one day after they whiffed 10 times. Buchholz walked three batters in 2-3 of an inning. Washington 3B Ryan Zimmerman sat out. He apparently aggravated an injury in Saturday night’s game. Alex Cora played in his place. Carlos Beltran, who homered twice for New York the night before, pinch-hit in the ninth. His groundout to second ended the ninth. LaRoche left hurt in the 11th after reaching second base. Ramos, the backup catcher, ran for him.