Luis Castillo turned a DP and drove in the Mets' first run in the third. (AP)
By Anthony DiComo / MLB.com
Oliver Perez received an early three-run cushion on Thursday -- including an RBI single by Perez -- but the Nationals came storming back in the middle innings with seven unanswered runs and 10 runs overall to send the Mets back to Shea Stadium with a 3-4 record on their road trip.
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