The Miami Marlins are finally back in the win column Friday night thanks to an offensive explosion. The Fish were scoreless in their last two games but their bats woke up beating the New York Mets 8-6. This win snaps Miami’s seven-game losing streak and also gives the Fish their first win against the Mets. Starting pitcher Trevor Richards was solid and Sergio Romo was able to shut the door for Miami. Garrett Cooper had a big night at the dish and Jorge Alfaro is starting to heat up again.
New York Mets
The New York Mets made it close but it wasn’t enough to beat the Miami Marlins Friday night. Right-handed pitcher Jacob deGrom got the start and loss for the New York Mets. DeGrom threw five innings allowing nine hits, six earned runs, no walks and three strikeouts. Reliever Paul Seward also pitched two innings allowing one hit, one run and three strikeouts. At the plate, the Mets had a good night scoring six runs on twelve hits. Rookie first baseman Pete Alonso went 2-5 with two solo home runs. Todd Frazier went 2-3 on the night with a triple. Wilson Ramos went 2-4 with a double and J.D. Davis went 1-2 with a two-run home run.
Flip the M! The Miami Marlins get their eleventh win of the season Friday night. Right-handed pitcher Trevor Richards got the start and win for the Miami Marlins. Richards threw 6.1 innings allowing six hits, three runs, three walks and four strikeouts. Closer Sergio Romo got his first career six out save. Romo earned his seventh save on the year as he pitched two innings allowing two hits, no runs, no walks and two strikeouts. The Marlins offense finally woke up scoring eight runs against their divisional rival. Jorge Alfaro went 2-4 with a two-run home run and three RBIs. Brian Anderson went 2-4 with two doubles and a RBI. Garrett Cooper went 2-4 with two RBIs and Starlin Castro went 1-3 with a double.
The Miami Marlins will be back on the diamond Saturday afternoon against the New York Mets. Right-handed pitcher Pablo Lopez will be on the mound for the Miami Marlins. Left-handed pitcher Steven Matz will get the start for the New York Mets. You can watch this game at 4:10 pm EST on Fox Sports Florida.