The New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins on Saturday night. The game took place at Marlins Park in Miami, Florida and the final score was 7-0 Mets. Bartolo Colon started for the Mets and pitched great, the offense had two hits from Juan Lagares, David Wright and Travis d'Arnaud.
Colon pitched a complete game shutout giving up nine hits and he struck out two. Colon won his 13th game of the season.
Brad Hand lost his fifth game of the season pitching 1 2/3 innings giving up six hits and seven runs with two walks and two strikeouts. Andre Rienzo pitched 3 1/3 innings giving up two hits and a walk, Erik Cordier pitched two innings giving up a hit and walking one, Raudel Lazo pitched an inning striking out one and Jose urena pitched a perfect inning.
Lagares had two hits and two RBI, Wright had two hits and drew a walk and Yoenis Cespedes had a hit and drew a walk. Juan Uribe drew two walks, Travis d'Arnaud had two hits and four RBI and Wilmer Flores had a hit and an RBI. Eric Campbell had a hit, d'Arnaud, Flores and Lagares each hit a homerun and the Mets were 2-7 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. Campbell was caught stealing.
Dee Gordon had a hit, Christian Yelich had a hit and Martin Prado had a hit. Justin Bour had two hits, Derek Dietrich had a hit and J.T. Realmuto had two hits. Miguel Rojas had a hit, Realmuto hit a double and the Marlins were 0-5 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. Suzuki had an outfield assist.
In the first d'Arnaud hit a three run homerun and Flores hit a solo homerun to give them a 4-0 lead. In the second inning Lagares hit a two run homerun and d'Arnaud hit an RBI single to make it 7-0 Mets which would be the final score. The two teams have split the first two games of three. The rubber game will be tomorrow afternoon.