Catching on: Desmond homers off Recker, Gonzalez leads Nationals over Mets and Wheeler 13-2

  • by: HOWIE RUMBERG , AP Sports Writer
  • Updated: June 30, 2013 - 3:50 PM

NEW YORK — Gio Gonzalez pitched seven shutout innings, Ian Desmond homered off a backup catcher and the Washington Nationals roughed up rookie Zack Wheeler and the New York Mets 13-2 Sunday for a much-needed road-series win.

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