The New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins on Sunday afternoon. The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 7-6. Matt Harvey started and pitched ok, the bullpen pitched well. Travis d'Arnaud and Juan Lagares each had two hits to lead the offense.
Harvey pitched six innings giving up eight hits nad four runs with no walks and seven strikeouts. Harvey picked up his third win of the season. Jerry Blevins pitched to two batters and retired them both but left after taking a line drive to the arm and he has a fractured arm. Alex Torres pitched to one batter and struck him out, Buddy Carlyle pitched an inning giving up three hits and two runs with a strikeout and Jeurys Familia pitched an inning giving up a walk and picking up his sixth save of the season.
Tom Koehler pitched 3 1/3 innings giving up five hits and seven runs with two walks and a strikeout. Koehler lost his second game of the season. Sam Dyson pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a walk with a strikeout, Brad Hand pitched two innings giving up a hit and a walk with a strikeout and A.J. Ramos pitched two innings giving up a hit and striking out two.
Curtis Granderson had a hit and drew a walk, d'Arnaud had two hits and an RBI and Lucas Duda drew a walk. Eric Campbell drew a walk, Daniel Murphy had a hit and an RBI and Lagares had two hits and an RBI. Kirk Nieuwenhuis had an RBI and drew a walk. Ruben Tejada had a hit and three RBI and Harvey had a hit. Tejada and Lagares each hit a double and the Mets were 4-9 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.
Dee Gordon had a hit, Giancarlo Stanton had two hits and an RBI and Martin Prado had two hits. Michael Morse had a hit, Marcell Ozuna had two hits and an RBI and J.T. Realmuto had a hit and two RBI. Adeiny Hechavarria had a hit and an RBI and Koehler had a hit. Reid Brignac drew a walk, Stanton hit a double and the Marlins were 5-11 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.
In the second Realmuto hit an RBI groundout giving the Marlins a 1-0 lead. In the fourth Murphy hit an RBI single to tie the game at one. Lagares hit an RBI single to give the Mets a 2-1 lead, Nieuwenhuis had an RBI walk and Tejada hit a three run double to extend the Mets lead to 6-1. d'Arnaud hit an RBI single to make it a 7-1 game. In the sixth Stanton hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 7-2 and then in the seventh Hechavarria hit an RBI single to make it a 7-3 game. A wild pitch made it a little closer at 7-4 and then in the eighth Ozuna hit a sac fly to cut the lead to 7-5. Realmuto hit a sac fly to make it 7-6 in the eighth and that would be the final score.
The Mets will have a day off on Monday and host the Atlanta Braves beginning on Tuesday night.