The New York Mets were defeated by the Miami Marlins on Monday night. The game took place at Marlins Park in Miami, Florida and the final score was 7-3. Bartolo Colon started for the Mets and he didn't pitch well, the bullpen did pitch well. Asdrubal Cabrera had two hits to lead the offense.
Colon pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up eight hits and seven runs with no walks or strikeouts. He lost his eighth game of the season. Gabriel Ynoa pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up three hits and he struck out two, Rafael Montero pitched an inning giving up a hit and Erik Goeddel pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit and two walks with a strikeout. Josh Edgin pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and Jim Henderson pitched an inning with a strikeout.
Adam Conley pitched three innings giving up two hits and a walk with two strikeouts. Mike Dunn pitched an inning with two strikeouts and he won his fifth game of the season, Brian Ellington pitched an inning giving up two hits and two runs with a walk and a strikeout and Austin Brice pitched to two batters and walked them both. Hunter Cervenka pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a walk and he struck out one, Dustin McGowan pitched to one batter and retired him and David Phelps pitched an inning with a strikeout. Kyle Barraclough pitched an inning giving up three hits and a run with three strikeouts and A.J. Ramos pitched an inning with a walk.
Jose Reyes had a hit, Cabrera had two hits, two RBI and drew two walks and Curtis Granderson had a hit and drew a walk. TJ Rivera drew a walk, Jay Bruce had a hit and Travis d'Arnaud drew a walk. Lucas Duda had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Brandon Nimmo had a hit and Cabrera hit a double. The Mets were 2-11 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base.
Dee Gordon had four hits and two RBI, Marcell Ozuna had a hit and Christian Yelich had a hit and drew a walk. Giancarlo Stanton had a hit, Justin Bour had three hits, an RBI and drew a walk and J.T. Realmuto had a hit and an RBI. Adeiny Hechavarria had two hits and two RBI, Conley had an RBI and Ichiro Suzuki had a hit. Bour and Hechavarria each hit a double and Bour hit a triple. Gordon hit a homerun and the Marlins were 4-10 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. Gordon had a stolen base and Conley committed an error.
In the first Gordon hit a solo homerun to give the Marlins a 1-0 lead. In the second Realmuto hit an RBI single to push the lead to 2-0. Hechavarria hit an RBI double in the second and the lead was 3-0 Marlins. Conley hit a sac bunt still in the second and a run scored to make it 4-0. Gordon hit an RBI single and the Marlins lead was increased to 5-0. In the third Bour hit an RBI triple, Hechavarria hit an RBI single and it was 7-0 Marlins. The Mets got on the board in the fifth on a Cabrera two run double. In the eighth Duda hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 7-3 and that would be the final score.
It was an emotional night as the first game back for the Marlins since the death of their ace pitcher Jose Fernandez. It was a touching tribute and the Mets did a great job with it, tough spot to play in. The two teams will play game two of three on Tuesday night.