The Miami Marlins defeated the New York Mets 7-5 on Sunday afternoon. The game took place at First Data Field in Port St. Lucie, Florida and the final score was 7-5. Jacob deGrom started for the Mets and he pitched ok. Asdrubal Cabrera had two hits to lead the offense.
deGrom pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up seven hits and four runs with a walk and four strikeouts. He took the loss, his first of the spring. David Roseboom pitched giving up a hit and two runs with a walk and didn’t record an out, Erik Goeddel pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run and Rafael Montero pitched two innings giving up two hits and he struck out three. Cory Burns pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one.
Stuart had a hit and an RBI, Cabrera had two hits and Yoenis Cespedes had a hit and drew a walk. Kaczmarski had a hit, Neil Walker drew a walk and Rodriguez drew a walk. Lucas Duda had a hit, Oberste had a hit and an RBI and Travis d’Arnaud drew two walks. Carrillo had an RBI, Taijeron had a hit and drew a walk and Ty Kelly had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk. Zabala drew a walk, Cabrera and Kaczmarski each hit a double. Taijeron hit a triple and the Mets were 3-16 with runners in scoring position and left 15 men on base. Kelly, Montero and Rodriguez each committed an error. d’Arnaud had a passed ball and Cespedes had an outfield assist.
In the second Matt den Dekker hit a solo homerun to give the Marlins a 1-0 lead. In the sixth Adeiny Hechavarria hit an RBI triple to extend the Marlins lead to 2-0. Dee Gordon hit an RBI single still in the sixth to extend the lead to 3-0. A stolen base an interference error led to another run and Dekker hit a solo homerun to make it a 5-0 game still in the sixth. Brandon Barnes hit a two-run homerun and it was 7-0 Marlins. In the ninth Oberste hit an RBI single to make it a 7-1 game and a fielding error made it 7-3. Kelly hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 7-4. Stuart hit an RBI single and it was 7-5 but that would be the final score.