The New York Mets were defeated by the Miami Marlins on Monday afternoon. The game took place at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Florida and the final score was 2-1. Jacob deGrom started and pitched very well for the Mets. The Mets offense only managed five hits.
deGrom started and pitched four innings giving up four hits and no runs with a walk and five strikeouts. Sean Gilmartin pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout, Jerry Blevins pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and Antonio Bastardo pitched to one batter and retired him. Jim Henderson pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one, Addison Reed pitched an inning giving up three hits and two runs with a walk and Jeurys Familia pitched an inning giving up two hits and struck out one.
Curtis Granderson had a hit, Juan Lagares had a hit and Michael Conforto had a hit and drew a walk. Danny Muno had an RBI, Wilmer Flores drew a walk and Alejandro De Aza drew two walks. Eric Campbell had a hit, Roger Bernadina drew three walks and Ty Kelly had a hit. Conforto hit a double and the Mets were 0-11 with runners in scoring position and left 13 men on base. Kelly had a stolen base and De Aza was caught stealing. Kevin Plawecki committed an error.
In the eighth Robert Andino stole third and scored on a throwing error to give the Marlins a 1-0 lead. Tomas Telis grounded into a double play and a run scored to make it 2-0. In the ninth Muno hit an RBI groundout to cut the lead in half to 2-1 but that would be how the game ended.
The Mets will take on the New York Yankees on Tuesday night in Tampa, Florida.