The New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins on Monday night. The game took place at Citi Field and the final score was 4-3 Mets. Logan Verrett started for the Mets and pitched well and Sean Gilmartin did not. David Wright and Travis d'Arnaud each had two hits.
Verrett pitched five innings giving up three hits and a run with a walk and three strikeouts. Gilmartin pitched an inning giving up three hits and two runs with a walk, Hansel Robles pitched an inning with a strikeout and won his fourth game of the season and Addison Reed pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. Jeurys Familia pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and earned his 41st save of the season.
Justin Nicolino pitched six innings giving up six hits and three runs with a walk and two strikeouts. Kyle Barraclough pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with three walks and two strikeouts and lost his first game of the season and Brian Ellington pitched a perfect inning.
Juan Lagares had a hit, Wright had two hits and an RBI and Yoenis Cespedes had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk. Juan Uribe had a hit, d'Arnaud had two hits and two RBI and Wilmer Flores drew two walks. Curtis Granderson drew a walk, Wright hit two doubles and Uribe hit a double. Cespedes and d'Arnaud each hit a homerun and the Mets were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.
Dee Gordon had two hits, Martin Prado drew a walk and Derek Dietrich had two hits and an RBI. J.T. Realmuto had two hits and an RBI, Ichiro Suzuki drew a walk and Miguel Rojas had an RBI. The Marlins were 2-7 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. Gordon had a stolen base and Yelich had an outfield assist.
In the third Cespedes hit a solo homerun to give the Mets a 1-0 lead. In the fifth Rojas hit an RBI groundout to tie the game at one. In the sixth Dietrich hit an RBI single to give the Marlins a 2-1 lead. Realmuto hit an RBI single to make it 3-1 also in the sixth and then in the bottom of the sixth d'Arnaud hit a two run homerun to tie the game at three. In the seventh Wright hit an RBI double to give the Mets a 4-3 lead and that would be the final score in the game. The two teams will play game two on Tuesday night.