The New York Mets were defeated by the Miami Marlins on Saturday. The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 8-1. Robert Gsellman started for the Mets and he pitched ok, the bullpen wasn’t very good. The offense only managed three hits.
Gsellman pitched five innings giving up six hits and three runs with two walks and seven strikeouts. Gsellman took his first loss of the season. Josh Smoker pitched an inning giving up a walk and he struck out one, Hansel Robles pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with two walks and a strikeout and Paul Sewald pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up three hits and two runs. Jerry Blevins pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a walk and he struck out one, Rafael Montero pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up three hits and two runs with a walk and Fernando Salas pitched to two batters and retired them both.
Adam Conley pitched five innings giving up a hit and a run with three walks and six strikeouts and earned his first win of the season. Brad Ziegler pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts, Kyle Barraclough pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two and David Phelps pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two. Jose Urena pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout.
Asdrubal Cabrera had a hit, Yoenis Cespedes drew a walk and Jay Bruce had a hit. Lucas Duda had a hit and an RBI, Travis d’Arnaud drew a walk and Ty Rivera drew a walk. Duda hit a homerun and the Mets were 0-2 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. Flores committed an error.
J.T. Realmuto had three hits and two RBI, Miguel Rojas had a hit, two RBI and drew two walks and Giancarlo Stanton had three hits, an RBI and drew a walk. Justin Bour drew two walks, Marcell Ozuna had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk and Derek Dietrich drew a walk. Ichiro Suzuki had a hit, Adeiny Hechavarria had two hits and Dee Gordon had a hit and an RBI. Rojas hit a double and Realmuto hit a triple. Ozuna hit a homerun and the Marlins were 5-15 with runners in scoring position and left 13 men on base. Yelich had a stolen base.
In the first Stanton hit an RBI single giving the Marlins a 1-0 lead. In the second Ozuna hit a solo homerun to push the lead to 2-0. Rojas hit a sac fly in the third to extend the lead to 3-0. In the fifth Duda hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 3-1. In the seventh Ozuna hit an RBI single and it was 4-1 Marlins. In the eighth Realmuto hit an RBI single and Rojas hit a sac bunt that scored a run to make it 6-1. In the ninth Gordon hit an RBI ground out and Realmuto hit an RBI single to make it an 8-1 game and that would be the final score.
The two teams will play the series finale on Sunday night.