New York Mets defeat Washington Nationals, 6-2

For those who've forgotten, that is what an actual winning streak looks like - even if it came against the lowly Nationals.

The Mets will gun for their first three-game surge since late July against Atlanta tonight after John Maine encouragingly pitched five shutout innings in a 6-2 victory over Washington Sunday at Citi Field. "I don't just want to go out there to throw just to throw, I want to try to help the team win," said Maine, who has allowed one run in eight inn...