If there are any consolations in this lost Mets season, providing the latest of daggers into their bitter rival’s playoff hopes would rank near the top of the list.
Mind you, these are the Mets we’re talking about and that probably would have been asking too much.
The Mets couldn’t complete a three-game sweep of the Nationals, instead taking a 15-0 beating Sunday in front of their home crowd.
At least it wasn’t 25-4, right?
Mickey Callaway’s offense wasted a superb pitching performance — as has been the norm this season — from Steven Matz while the bullpen went off the rails quickly and miserably upon entering the game in the eighth.
To make matters worse,...