The New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins on Monday afternoon. The game took place at First Data Field in Port St. Lucie, Florida and the final score was 6-4. Noah Syndergaard started and he didn’t pitch that well. Asdrubal Cabrera and Neil Walker each had two hits to lead the offense.
Syndergaard pitched 3 1/3 innings giving up three hits and three runs with a walk and four strikeouts. Josh Edgin pitched to two batters and struck them both out, Robert Gsellman pitched three innings giving up a hit and he struck out won. Gsellman picked up the win, Ben Rowen pitched a perfect inning and Chasen Bradford pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout and he picked up the save.
Curtis Granderson had a hit and an RBI, John Mora had a hit and Cabrera had two hits and an RBI. Luis Guillorme had an RBI, Walker had two hits and two RBI and Lucas Duda had a hit and an RBI. Kevin Plawecki had a hit, Tim Tebow had a hit and Phillip Evans had a hit. Walker and Cabrera each hit a double. Cabrera, Duda, Granderson and Walker each hit a homerun. The Mets were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base.
In the first Cabrera hit a solo homerun to give the Mets a 1-0 lead. In the second Duda hit a solo homerun to push the lead to 2-0. Granderson hit a solo homerun in the third to make it a 3-0 game. Marcell Ozuna hit an RBI double in the fourth and it was a 3-1 game. Justin Bour hit a two-run homerun to tie the game at three in the fourth. In the sixth Walker hit a two-run homerun to give the Mets a 5-3 lead. In the seventh Guillorme grounded into a force out and a run scored pushing the Mets lead to 6-3. In the ninth Ramon Cabrera hit an RBI groundout to cut the lead to 6-4 and that was the final score.