Thursday, April 14, 2016

The New York Mets snap their skid with a one run victory over the Miami Marlins

The New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins on Wednesday afternoon.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New  York and the final score was 2-1.  Logan Verrett started for the Mets and pitched very well.  Asdrubal Cabrera had a couple of hits and Kevin Plawecki had a couple of RBI to lead the offense. 

Verrett pitched six innings giving up three hits and no runs.  He walked two and struck out six.  Jim Henderson gave up a hit and two walks without recording an out, Hansel Robles pitched 2/3 of an inning striking out two and Jerry Blevins earned his first win of the year pitching 2/3 of an inning and giving up a hit and a run.  Jeurys Familia pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up two hits and he struck out one and earned his second save of the season. 

Adam Conley pitched six innings giving up four hits and no runs with a walk and nine strikeouts.  Dustin McGowan pitched an inning giving up three hits and two runs and he took his first loss of the season and Bryan Morris pitched an inning walking a batter. 

Curtis Granderson had a hit, David Wright had a hit and drew a walk and Neil Walker had a hit.  Wilmer Flores had a hit, Cabrera had two hits and Plawecki had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk.  The Mets  were 3-9 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. 

Ichiro Suzuki had a hit, Christian Yelich had two hits and Giancarlo Stanton drew a walk.  Martin Prado had two hits, Justin Bour had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and T.J. Realmuto drew a walk.  Miguel Rojas had a hit and drew a walk, Yelich and Suzuki each hit a double.  The Marlins were 1-9 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Yelich had an outfield assist. 

In the seventh Plawecki hit a two run single to give the Mets a 2-0 lead.  In the eighth Bour hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 2-1 but that would be the final score.  The Mets will be off on Thursday and on Friday they will begin a three game series in Cleveland. 

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