The New York Mets were defeated by the Miami Marlins on Friday night. The game took place at Citi Field and the final score was 4-3 Marlins. Matt Harvey started and pitched pretty good and Ruben Tejada led the offense with a couple of hits.
Harvey pitched eight innings giving up six hits and four runs with a walk and eleven strikeouts. Harvey lost his third game of the season. Carlos Torres pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout.
Dan Haren won his fifth game of the season pitching seven innings and giving up four hits and two runs with a walk and four strikeouts. Sam Dyson pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and A.J. Ramos pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with two strikeouts. Ramos saved his third game of the season.
Curtis Granderson had a hit and an RBI, Tejada had two hits and Lucas Duda had a hit adn an RBI. Daniel Murphy had a hit and an RBI, Michael Cuddyer had a hit and Juan Lagares drew a walk. Cuddyer hit a double, Duda and Granderson each hit a homerun and the Mets were 1-6 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base.
Dee Gordon had a hit, Martin Prado had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Justin Bour had a hit and three RBI. Christian Yelich had a hit, Adeiny Hechavarria had a hit and Haren had a hit. Bour hit a homerun and the Marlins were 2-4 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base. Gordon had a stolen base.
In the fourth Bour hit a three run homerun to give the Marlins a 3-0 lead. In the fourth Duda hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 3-1. In the fifth Prado hit an RBI single making it a 4-1 game. Granderson hit a solo homerun in the sixth to cut the lead to 4-2 and in the ninth it became a one run game on a Murphy RBI double but the final score would be 4-3 Marlins. The two teams will play game two of three on Saturday afternoon.