The New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins on Friday night. The game took place at Marlins Park in Miami, Florida and the final score was 5-3. Verrett started for the Mets and pitched pretty well as well as the bullpen. Jose Reyes led the offense with three hits.
Verrett pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up four hits and two runs with a walk and three strikeouts. Hansel Robles won his fifth game of the season pitching 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit and he struck out one and won his fifth game of the season. Addison Reed pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and Jeurys Familia pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run and he saved his 34th game of the season.
Adam Conley pitched six innings giving up six hits and two runs with a walk and three strikeouts. David Phelps pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run with a walk, Kyle Barraclough pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a walk and he struck out two and Fernando Rodney pitched an inning giving up a hit and two runs with two strikeouts.
Reyes had three hits and an RBI, Curtis Granderson had a hit and Yoenis Cespedes had a hit and two RBI. Wilmer Flores drew a walk, James Loney had a hit and two RBI and Asdrubal Cabrera had a hit. Travis d'Arnaud had a hit, Lagares had a hit and drew a walk, Alejandro drew a walk.
J.T. Realmuto had a hit, Miguel Rojas had two hits and Christian Yelich had two hits and two RBI. Giancarlo Stanton had a hit, Marcell Ozuna drew a walk and Martin Prado had a hit and an RBI. Adeiny Hechavarria had a hit. Rojas, Realmuto and Yelich each hit a double and Yelich hit a homerun. The Marlins had Rojas, Realmuto and Yelich each hit a doube. Yelich hit a homerun and they were 1-10 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. Reyes had a stolen base and De Aza was caught stealing. Reyes committed an error and Cespedes had an outfield assist.
In the first Cespedes hit a sac fly to give the Mets a 1-0 lead. In the fourth Reyes hit an RBI single to make it 2-0. Yelich hit a solo homerun to tie the game at two in the sixth. In the seventh Cespedes hit a sac fly to make it 3-2 and in the ninth Loney hit a two run homerun to make it 5-2. Prado hit an RBI single in the bottom of the ninth to cut the lead to 5-3.