The New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins on Thursday night. The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 7-5. Dillon Gee started and didn't pitch that well, the bullpen was pretty good. Lucas Duda had three hits and Michael Cuddyer had a couple of hits and RBI.
Gee pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up five hits and four runs with two walks and seven strikeouts. Rafael Montero pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and an unearned run with a walk and a strikeout, Jerry Blevins pitched to two batters and retired them both picking up a win and Carlos Torres pitched an inning giving up a hit and striking out two. Jeurys Familia pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and picked up his fourth save of the season.
Jarred Cosart pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up seven hits and five runs with a walk and five strikeouts. A.J. Ramos pitched to two batters and retired them both, Mike Dunn pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and two runs with two walks and took his first loss and Sam Dyson pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up one hit and striking out one.
Curtis Granderson drew a walk, Duda had three hits and an RBI and Cuddyer had two hits and two RBI. Daniel Murphy had a hit, Eric Campbell had a hit and an RBI and Juan Lagares had a hit and drew a walk. Wilmer Flores had a hit and three RBI, John Mayberry Jr. drew a walk and Duda hit two doubles. Flores hit a homeruns and the Mets were 4-10 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. Mayberry had a stolen base and Murphy committed an error.
Dee Gordon had a hit, Christian Yelich had a hit and Giancarlo Stanton had two hits and two RBI with a walk. Martin Prado had two hits and an RBI, Michael Morse drew a walk and Marcell Ozuna had an RBI and drew a walk. Ichiro Suzuki had a hit, Stanton hit a double and Suzuki hit a triple and Stanton and Prado each hit a homerun. The Marlins were 1-6 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. yelich had a stolen base and Gordon was caught stealing.
Stanton hit a two run homerun in the first to give the Marlins a 2-0 lead. In the fourth Prado hit a solo homerun to push the Marlins lead to 3-0. Flores hit a three run homerun in the bottom of the fifth to tie the game at three. Ozuna had an RBI walk in the sixth to give the Marlins a 4-3 lead and the Mets came right back in the bottom of the sixth. Cuddyer hit an RBI single and Campbell hit a sac fly to give the Mets a 5-4 lead. In the seventh the Marlins tied the game on a fielder's choice and an error. Duda hit an RBI single in the bottom of the seventh to give the Mets a 6-5 lead and Cuddyer hit an RBI single to increase the lead to 7-5 which was the final score.
The Mets will continue their series on Friday night against the Marlins. Bartolo Colon will start looking for his third win of the season.