MLB: N.Y. Mets 13, Washington 0

Sept. 30, 2006 at 11:25 PM

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The New York Mets hit six home runs Saturday night and clobbered Washington, 13-0.

The homers were hit by Julio Franco, David Wright, Shawn Green, Ramon Castro, and Endy Chavez.

Franco had three hits and five RBI; Green had three runs, two hits, and three RBI; Wright's homer was a three-run blast in the top of the eighth; and Carlos Beltran scored four times for the Mets (96-65), who have a three-game winning streak.

Winner Tom Glavine (15-7) scattered three hits over six scoreless innings with no walks and three strikeouts.

Four players each had one hit for the Nationals (71-90), who have dropped three of their last four games.

Losing pitcher Beltran Perez (2-1) allowed six runs and six hits in three innings.

Before the game, Washington confirmed that Manager Frank Robinson would not return next season and the Mets said veteran right-hander Pedro Martinez has undergone right rotator cuff surgery.

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