By game’s end, the Mets’ 6-5 win over the Nationals on Saturday was a derby. J.D. Davis hit the hardest home run of the Major League season, then followed it up with the Mets’ longest of the year. Michael Conforto blasted a parabola into the second deck. Pete Alonso struck the batter’s eye in straightaway center. Robinson Canó muscled one onto the Shea Bridge.
That the game-winning hit was an opposite-field single by Keon Broxton seemed almost curious for a Mets team that was flexing its power all afternoon.
“We all go up there with a mindset that we’ve got to win a game,” Broxton said. “No matter the situation, we figure out a way to win.”
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