Monday, August 10, 2020

New York Mets double up the Miami Marlins

 The New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins on Saturday.  The game took place at Citi Field in 

Flushing, New York and the final score was 8-4.  David Peterson started for the Mets and he pitched

well.  J.D. Davis led the offense with two hits and four RBI.  

Peterson pitched five innings giving up four hits and two runs with three walks and three strikeouts.  

Peterson won his second game of the season.  Jeurys Familia pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and two runs with three walks, Drew Smith pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one and 

Robert Gsellman pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two.  Seth Lugo pitched a perfect 

inning with a strikeout and Justin Wilson pitched an inning giving up a hit and a walk with two 


Daniel Castano pitched 4 1/3 innings giving up five hits and five runs with four being earned.  He 

walked one and struck out four.  James Hoyt pitched 2/3 of an inning with a strikeout, Brian Moran 

pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and two runs with two walks and a strikeout and Josh Smith 

pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run.  Pat Venditte pitched a perfect inning.  

Amed Rosario had a hit, Jeff McNeil had a hit and drew a walk and Davis  had two hits and four RBI.

Pete Alonso had a hit, two RBI and a walk, Michael Conforto had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk and 

Dom Smith had a hit.  Smith hit a double, Conforto, Alonso and Davis each hit a homerun.  The Mets

were 1-3 with runners in scoring position  left four men on base.  

Jon Berti drew a walk, Jesus Aguilar had two hits and Corey Dickerson had two hits and drew a walk.

Brian Anderson had two hits and an RBI, Matt Joyce drew a walk and Logan Forsythe had a hit, an RBI

and drew two walks and Monte Harrison had a hit, two RBI and drew two walks.  Forsythe hit a

homerun and the Marlins were 2-7 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  

Anderson committed an error.  

In the first Anderson hit an RBI single to give the Marlins a 1-0 lead.  In the second Conforto hit a 

two-run homerun to give the Mets a 2-1 lead.  Alonso hit a two-run homerun in the third to extend 

the lead to 4-1.  In the fifth Forsythe hit a solo  homerun cutting the lead to 4-2.  In the bottom of the 

fifth Davis hit a sac fly and the lead was 5-2.  In the sixth Harrison hit a two-run single to cut the lead

to one at 5-4.  In the seventh Davis hit a three-run homerun to make it 8-4 and that would be the final

score.  The two teams will play the rubber game of the three-game series on Sunday afternoon.  

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