Mets on the mound: Left-hander Oliver Perez pitched five innings and gave up one unearned run. He struck out five batters and walked none. Right-hander Joe Smith gave up a run in his only inning on the mound.
Nationals on the mound: Left-hander Mike O'Connor lasted 4 2/3 innings and gave up five runs -- four earned -- on seven hits. Right-hander Brian Sanches didn't give up a run in 1 1/3 innings.
Grapefruit League records: Mets 13-7-1, Nationals 8-12-2.
Up next for the Nationals: They travel to Lakeland, Fla., to play the Tigers on Tuesday at 1:05 p.m. ET. Washington right-hander Tim Redding will face Detroit right-hander Jeremy Bonderman.
Up next for the Mets: They have Tuesday off but return Wednesday to Port St. Lucie, Fla., to play the Indians at 7:10 p.m. New York right-hander John Maine will face Cleveland left-hander Aaron Laffey.
Bill Ladson is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.