The New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins on Thursday afternoon. The game took place at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida and the final score was 6-5 Mets. deGrom pitched very well for the Mets and Curtis Granderson and Travis d'Arnaud led the offense.
deGrom pitched three scoreless innings giving up a hit with no walks and three strikeouts. Steven Matz pitched four innings giving up five hits and three runs with a walk and three strikeouts, Hansel Robles pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts and Sean Gilmartin pitched an inning giving up three hits and two runs with a strikeout.
Granderson had two hits and three RBI, T.J. Rivera had a hit and Yoenis Cespedes had a hit. Johnny Monell had a hit and drew a walk, Wilmer Flores drew a walk and Alejandro De Aza had a hit and drew two walks. d'Arnaud had two hits, three RBI and drew a walk, Eric Campbell drew a walk and Danny Muno had a hit. d'Arnaud hit a double and the Mets were 3-8 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.
In the third d'Arnaud hit an RBI double giving the Mets a 1-0 lead. Granderson hit an RBI single to make it 2-0 Mets. In the fourth d'Arnaud hit a two run single to push the lead to 4-0 Mets. Granderson hit a two run single making it 6-0 Mets. In the sixth Marcell Ozuna hit an RBI single making it 6-1 and in the seventh Jeff Mathis hit an RBI single and Austin Nola hit an RBI triple to cut the lead to 6-3. In the bottom of the ninth Francisco Arcia hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 6-4 and Nola made it 6-5 on an RBI double. The New York Mets are now 7-6 on the spring with a couple of ties and they will play at Tradition Field on Friday night against the Washington Nationals.