The New York Mets were defeated by the Miami Marlins on Friday night. The game took place at Marlins Park in Miami, Florida and the final score was 3-2. Noah Syndergaard started for the Mets and he pitched well. Lucas Duda and Rene Rivera each had two hits to lead the offense.
Syndergaard pitched six innings giving up six hits and two runs with one of them being earned. He walked none and struck out four. Rafael Montero pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a couple of hits and a walk with a strikeout, Jerry Blevins pitched 2/3 of an inning and Josh Edgin lost his first game of the season pitching 1 2/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with a walk and a strikeout.
Edinson Volquez pitched 4 2/3 innings giving up five hits and two runs. He walked four and struck out five. Dustin McGowan pitched to one batter and retired him, Jarlin Garcia pitched an inning walking one and striking out one and Kyle Barraclough pitched an inning with a walk and a strikeout. David Phelps pitched an inning giving up two hits and he struck out one and A.J. Ramos earned his first win of the season pitching an inning with a walk.
Curtis Granderson drew a walk, Jay Bruce had a hit and drew a walk and Duda had two hits, an RBI and drew two walks. Michael Conforto had a hit and an RBI, Jose Reyes had a hit and drew two walks and Syndergaard drew a walk. R. Rivera had two hits, Duda hit a homerun and the Mets were 0-5 with runners in scoring position and left 11 men on base. Cabrera committed an error and Conforto had an outfield assist.
Dee Gordon had three hits and an RBI, J.T. Realmuto had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Christian Yelich had an RBI. Marcell Ozuna had a hit, Justin Bour had a hit and Miguel Rojas had three hits and drew a walk. Tyler Moore had a hit, Realmuto hit a double and the Marlins were 1-7 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. Gordon had a stolen base.
In the first Yelich hit a sac fly to give the Marlins a 1-0 lead. In the third Conforto hit a sac fly to tie the game at one. In the fifth Duda hit a solo homerun and it was 2-1 Mets. Gordon hit an RBI single to tie the game at two in the fifth. In the ninth Realmuto hit an RBI walk-off double to give the Marlins the 3-2 win.
The two teams will play game three of four on Saturday night. The series will conclude on Sunday afternoon.