Ross kept the Mets off the scoreboard over the first six innings of this one. But, with the Nationals up 2-0, Ross allowed two runs to score in the seventh, including a solo home run by Lucas Duda. Ross would leave the game with the score tied 2-2.
In the end, Ross was done in by one bad inning on Saturday. Overall, however, the youngster has been solid this year. Saturday's performance lowered his ERA to 3.00, as he has not allowed more than three runs in any of the first six starts of his career.
Wisler allowed seven runs on eight hits, including two home runs, in just 4 2/3 innings of work. The seven runs were the most Wisler has allowed all season.
With the loss, Wisler dropped to 5-2 on the season.
This was Familia's first save since the All-Star break, as had been unable to convert his previous three chances.
deGrom got off to a rocky start, allowing two runs in the first inning. His pitch count was elevating, but he seemingly got stronger as the game went along. He did a good job of working out of trouble, keeping the Nationals off of the board the rest of the way.
The young right-hander owns a sparkling 1.54 over his past six starts for the Mets.
Nola tossed five innings, allowed two runs on five hits and gave up a home run while picking up his fifth win of the season. He received plenty of help from his offense, as he left the start with a cool 6-0 lead.
With the win, Nola improved to 2-1 on the season. He now has a 3.38 ERA in 18 2/3 innings this year.