The Mets were 46-20 against the NL East through Sept. 14. Since then they are 1-9, and that's why they won't be having home-field advantage against the Dodgers in the NLDS.
Looking closer at the detailed statistics, it's hard to fathom any no-hitter being more dominant than this one.
Max Scherzer did the heavy lifting with 17 Ks in his no-hitter, but there was a lot more striking out at Citi Field on Saturday.
It was a misplay by Yunel Escobar in the sixth inning of Saturday night's no-hitter against the Mets.
Let's watch Max Scherzer and the Nationals celebrate, as Scherzer pops up Curtis Granderson for the final out on Saturday.
He's the first pitcher since Nolan Ryan in 1973 to fire two no-nos in same regular season, and just the fifth pitcher to do it in history. Roy Halladay also did it twice in 2010, though one happened in the postseason.
It's the next-to-last day of the regular season, and we've still got playoff spots and playoff seeding to sort out. Here's what you need to know.
Due to his workload, Matt Harvey will "probably" be limited to one start in the NLDS, according to Mets GM Sandy Alderson.
What will the Nationals do to sort out their mess, A look around MLB job openings, World Series hopes and news from around Major League Baseball.
It's part of a playful pregame ritual shared by the teammates that has been going on for many weeks at least.

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