As part of a dominant stretch at home, Matt Harvey isn’t walking many batters. He’s looking to carry that success to the road .
Yoenis Cespedes hit three doubles and drove in four runs, leading the Mets over the Miami Marlins 12-1 and putting them atop the NL East.
There is no doubt that the two teams starting a 3-game series at Marlins Park are going in the opposite directions.
Giancarlo Stanton hit one laser of a line drive barely high enough to clear the fence, and later a colossal clout that soared deep into the second deck at Citi Field.
Rookie Justin Bour hit a three-run homer to back Dan Haren, and the Miami Marlins extended Matt Harvey’s winless streak to five starts by beating the New York Mets 4-3 on Friday night.
The Mets beat the Marlins 7-6 on Sunday, giving them the four-game series sweep and their eighth straight victory.
Jacob deGrom pitched seven shutout innings, and the New York Mets got home runs from Travis d’Arnaud and Wilmer Flores to beat the slumping Miami Marlins 5-4 Saturday night for their seventh consecutive victory.
Bartolo Colon hit a tying sacrifice fly for his second RBI in two starts, later pounced off the mound to make a key play, and pitched the New York Mets past the Miami Marlins 4-1 Friday night for their sixth straight win.
Lucas Duda got three more hits and the New York Mets overcame Giancarlo Stanton’s blast and Ichiro Suzuki’s ballet to beat the Miami Marlins 7-5 Thursday night for their fifth straight win.
The Miami Marlins may be coming out of their early season funk but to continue that they’ll have to beat one of the hottest teams in baseball.