The New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night. The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 5-2. Bartolo Colon started for the Mets and he pitched well and the bullpen was good. The Mets had four batters with two hits each.
Colon pitched seven innings giving up seven hits and two runs with only one of them being earned. He walked none and struck out three. Addison Reed won his fourth game of the season pitching a perfect inning with a strikeout and Jeurys Familia pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and he earned his 44th save of the season.
Jake Esch pitched 4 1/3 innings giving up seven hits and two runs with three walks and two strikeouts. Mike Dunn pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up no hits or runs, Kyle Barraclough pitched a perfect inning and A.J. Ramos pitched an inning giving up two hits and three runs with two walks and he lost his second game of the season.
Yoenis Cespedes had two hits and drew a walk, Curtis Granderson drew three walks and Wilmer Flores had a hit and two RBI. Jay Bruce had two hits, Travis d'Arnaud had two hits and drew a walk and Kelly Johnson had two hits and three RBI. Johnson hit a double, Flores hit a homerun and the Mets were 2-10 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. Reyes committed two errors and Colon had an error.
Martin Prado had a hit, Christian Yelich had two hits and an RBI and Ichiro Suzuki had a hit. J.T. Realmuto had three hits including a double and Yelich hit a homerun. The Marlins were 1-7 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.
In the second Realmuto hit an RBI single to give the Marlins a 1-0 lead. In the second Flores hit a two run homerun to give the Mets a 2-1 lead. In the sixth Yelich hit a homerun to tie the game at two. Johnson hit a three run double in the eighth to give the Mets a 5-2 lead and that would be the final score.
The two teams will play game four of four on Thursday night.