Washington Nationals starting pitcher Tanner Roark throws during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets at Nationals Park, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
WASHINGTON (AP) Tanner Roark pitched seven scoreless innings and Wilson Ramos homered in the seventh inning for the game's only run as the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 1-0 on Wednesday.
With one out in the seventh, Ramos hit his 21st home run deep over the center-field wall on the first pitch from Fernando Salas (0-1). The Nationals have won five of six.
Roark (15-8) allowed three hits with seven strikeouts and four walks, one intentional.
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Reliever Blake Treinen pitched the eighth and Mark Melancon got the final three outs for his 42 save.
New York lost two of three in Washington to finish 6-3 on its nine-game road trip.