The New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins on Sunday afternoon. The game took place at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida and the final score was 11-0. Matt Harvey started and pitched well and so did the bullpen using five relievers. Ruben Tejada led the offense with a couple of hits and three RBI.
Harvey pitched four innings giving up a hit and two walks and he struck out four. Jeurys Familia pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts, Jerry Blevins pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and Antonio Bastardo pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts. Jeff Walters pitched an inning with a walk and he struck out one and Buddy Carlyle pitched an inning giving up two hits and he struck out one.
Alejandro De Aza had a hit, Patrick Biondi had a hit and drew a walk and Juan Lagares had a hit. Kyle Johnson had a hit, Yoenis Cespedes had a hit and an RBI and Danny Muno had a hit and drew a walk. Travis d'Arnaud had a hit, Johnny Monell had a hit and two RBI and Dominic Smith had a hit. Marc Krauss drew a walk, Travis Taijeron had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk and Eric Campbell had a hit and drew a walk. T.J. Rivera had a hit and two RBI, Tejada had two hits and three RBI and Gavin Cecchini had a hit. Tejada, De Aza, Johnson and Monell each hit a double and Lagares hit a triple. The Mets were 5-13 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.
In the second Tejada hit a two run double to give the Mets a 2-0 lead. Reynolds reached on a fielding error and a run scored to make it 3-0 Mets. In the fourth Tejada hit an RBI triple and it was 4-0 Mets. In the fifth Cespedes hit an RBI single to make it a 5-0 game. Monell hit a two run double in the seventh and it was 7-0 Mets. Taijeron hit a two run double in the seventh to make it 9-0 Mets. Rivera hit a two run single to push the lead to 11-0 still in the seventh and that was the final score.
The Mets record improved to 5-5 on the spring with a couple tie games mixed in. They will take on the Detroit Tigers on Monday afternoon in Lakeland, Florida.