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Nationals' Raburn Answers Granderson's Tying Homer With Winning Hit In Ninth

Ryan Raburn drove in the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth as the Washington Nationals survived another bullpen collapse for a 3-2 victory over the New York Mets on Monday night.

Curtis Granderson tied the score as a pinch hitter in the top of the ninth with a two-out, two-run homer off Nationals reliever Matt Albers (4-1).

Granderson's heroics came after Michael Taylor's two-run homer in the eighth for the Nationals broke a scoreless tie.

Matt Wieters opened the ninth for the Nationals with a walk against Paul Sewald (0-3), moved to second following a sacrifice bunt and took third on Adam Lind's deep fly ball. Following Stephen Drew's walk,...