The New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins on Friday night. The game took place at Marlins Park in Miami, Florida and the final score was 6-2. Noah Syndergaard started for the Mets and pitched well and the bullpen was good. Yoenis Cespedes, Wilmer Flores and James Loney each had two hits to lead the offense.
Syndergaard started for the Mets and pitched seven innings giving up six hits and two runs with a walk and nine strikeouts. He won his sixth game of the season. Addison Reed pitched an inning giving up a hit and struck out three and Jim Henderson pitched a perfect inning.
Tom Koehler pitched six innings giving up six hits and three runs with a walk and six strikeouts. He lost his sixth game of the season. Mike Dunn pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with two strikeouts and Cody Hall pitched two innings giving up two hits and two runs with three strikeouts.
Asdrubal Cabrera had a hit and an RBI, Cespedes had two hits and Neil Walker had a hit. Flores had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Loney had two hits and two RBI. Rene Rivera had a hit and two RBI, Syndergaard had a hit and Cespedes and Flores each hit a double. Cabrera, Loney and Rivera each hit a homerun. The Mets were 2-6 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. Walker was caught stealing and Syndergaard committed an error.
Derek Dietrich had a hit, Martin Prado had a hit and Christian Yelich had two hits. Marcell Ozuna had a hit and two RBI, Justin Bour had a hit and Adeiny Hechavarria had a hit. J.T. Realmuto drew a walk, Bour and Yelich each hit a double. Ozuna hit a homerun and the Marlins were 0-5 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. Suzuki had two stolen bases and Realmuto had a stolen base.
In the second Ozuna hit a solo homerun giving the Marlins a 1-0 lead. In the fourth Cabrera hit a solo homerun to tie the game at one. Flores hit an RBI single to give the Mets a 2-1 lead. In the sixth Ozuna hit a sac fly to tie the game at two. Loney hit a two run homerun in the seventh to give the Mets back the lead at 4-2 and Rivera would hit a two run homerun in the ninth to make it 6-2 which would be the final score.
The two teams will play game two of three on Saturday afternoon.