Washington Nationals vs New York Mets Picks and Predictions June 4th 2024

Washington Nationals vs NY Mets Mets MLB Tue, Jun 4, 18:45 pm.
Washington Nationals
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Nationals Seek Another Strong Start from Trevor Williams as Mets Eye Consistency

The Washington Nationals are counting on right-hander Trevor Williams to maintain his impressive form as they host the New York Mets. With both teams looking to build momentum, the pitching matchup promises to be a key factor in the outcome of Tuesday’s game.

Trevor Williams’ Stellar Season:

Trevor Williams has been a standout performer for the Nationals this season. Boasting a 5-0 record and a 2.22 ERA, Williams has limited opponents to two earned runs or less in nine of his 11 starts. Despite not often pitching deep into games, his consistency in the innings he does pitch has been crucial for Washington.

Recent Performance:

In his last outing, Williams delivered a solid performance against the Atlanta Braves. He pitched 5 2/3 innings, allowing just one run on four hits, leading to a 3-1 victory. Williams attributed the success to executing the game plan effectively and the defensive support from his teammates.

Historical Matchup Against the Mets:

Williams, who spent two seasons with the Mets before joining Washington, holds a 3-2 record with a 3.83 ERA in eight starts against New York. This familiarity adds an intriguing element to the upcoming game, as both Williams and the Mets hitters have insights into each other’s strategies.

David Peterson’s Comeback:

For the Mets, left-hander David Peterson will make his second start of the season. After recovering from offseason hip surgery, Peterson’s debut saw him give up three runs (two earned) over five innings against the Dodgers. He expressed satisfaction with being back on the mound, despite a minor hiccup with an errant pick-off attempt. Historically, Peterson has a favorable 3-1 record and a 3.68 ERA in nine games (six starts) versus the Nationals.

Mets’ Bullpen Woes:

New York’s bullpen has been a source of concern, highlighted by their 11 blown saves in 24 opportunities. In the series opener against the Nationals, the Mets narrowly avoided another collapse, securing an 8-7 victory despite a late rally from Washington. Adam Ottavino and Jake Diekman struggled to close out the game, indicating the ongoing challenges for the Mets’ relievers.

Key Player Contributions:

Starling Marte and Jose Iglesias were pivotal in the Mets’ recent win, with each contributing three hits. Iglesias, in particular, has been impressive since joining the team, going 5-for-11 and stepping up in place of the slumping Jeff McNeil. Mark Vientos added power with a home run and multiple walks, while Joey Gallo provided a bright spot for Washington with a homer of his own.

Washington’s Offensive Struggles:

Despite collecting 11 hits, the Nationals struggled with runners in scoring position, going 3-for-11 and leaving 11 men on base. Manager Dave Martinez remained optimistic, noting the quality of at-bats and hard-hit balls that just didn’t find gaps.


As Trevor Williams takes the mound, the Nationals will be looking for another strong start to set the tone against the Mets. Meanwhile, New York aims to stabilize their bullpen and build on their recent win. The matchup promises excitement, with both teams seeking crucial victories in their respective campaigns.

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