Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Mets Smash Marlins

     The New York Mets pulled off an 8-0 shutout victory over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night at Marlins Park. The Fish are now 5-4 in their final home stand before the 2017 All-Star Game.
     New York(35-42) raced out to a 3-0 margin in the first inning. Asdrubal Cabrera ripped a two-run homer to left field on a 2-1 pitch with Curtis Granderson on base. Former Marlin Jose Reyes later added a base hit into left field to score Travis d'Arnaud.
     Miami(35-41) surrendered three more runs in the top of the seventh. The Mets got a run on a fielder's choice  by T.J. Rivera. He then scored when Granderson added a two-run home run to right field on a 1-2 count.
     In the eighth inning, the Mets stretched their lead to 8-0. Brandon Nimmo knocked in Wilmer Flores and Reyes with a single into center field.

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