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It wasn’t pretty, but Todd Frazier found a way to get it done

WASHINGTON — The Nationals decided they wanted to face Todd Frazier instead of Michael Conforto with the game on the line Saturday. The Mets third baseman followed through with his weakest contact of the day to make it hurt. After the pinch-hitting Conforto was intentionally walked to put runners on the corners with one out in the seventh inning of a tie game, Frazier fouled off two sinkers before finally poking an 0-2 changeup up the middle. Conforto was off on the pitch — which Frazier didn’t know — and it played out perfectly, with second baseman Howie Kendrick’s bobble of the ground ball ruining any chance of a double play before he threw Frazier out at first. Asdrubal Cabrera came in the backdoor from third to score th ...