The Miami Marlins are running out of time to start stringing wins together and climb back into the playoff race, and things won’t get any easier on Wednesday.
David Wright broke out of his offensive woes with three hits and three RBIs and powered the New York Mets to an 8-6 win over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.
Entering the final month of the season, the goals are clear for the Miami Marlins.
Following a disappointing road trip, the Miami Marlins returned home looking to get back into the wild card race.
At a time of the season when wins come at a premium, the Miami Marlins need to get back on track if they want to remain in the hunt for a postseason berth.
Jacob deGrom had a tiebreaking single and again shut down the Marlins with seven impressive innings, David Wright doubled twice and drove in two runs, and the New York Mets completed a three-game sweep of Miamiwith a 9-1 victory on Sunday.
David Wright has been on quite a tear despite his recent injury and had his best performance of the season in the opener of this three-game home series against Miami.
David Wright went 4 for 4 with a mammoth homer, Lucas Duda also hit a long two-run shot and the New York Mets rocked recent nemesis Henderson Alvarez in a 7-1 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night.
Jacob deGrom pitched seven scoreless innings to earn his first win for the New York Mets in a 4-0 victory over the Miami Marlins on Saturday.
Left fielder Marcell Ozuna cut down the potential tying run at the plate in the eighth and ninth innings — including Kirk Nieuwenhuis to end the game — to help the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 3-2 on Friday night.