Chris Young and rookie Eric Campbell delivered big hits off the bench in the late innings to rally the surging New York Mets past the Miami Marlins 5-4 on Saturday.
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.
The Marlins are looking for an 11th straight win as the team takes on the New York Mets Friday night at Citi Field.
Rafael Furcal had to wait more than two months to make his season debut with the Miami Marlins. Now another injury is expected to keep him out again.
Strong pitching has spurred the Miami Marlins’ home success against the New York Mets, and Tom Koehler has been an unexpected contributor.
When Henderson Alvarez closed out his shutout with a strikeout, the right-hander spun on the mound and threw a celebratory uppercut that landed on his left shoulder.
The Miami Marlins are among the best offensive teams in baseball, and that’s mostly due to their success at home.
Casey McGehee hit a sharp grounder that caromed into right field off the back of reliever Gonzalez Germen’s foot, allowing the winning run to score, and the Miami Marlins rallied late from a three-run deficit Monday night to beat the New York Mets 4-3.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia homered leading off the 10th inning, Giancarlo Stanton also went deep and the Miami Marlins rallied from four runs down to beat the New York Mets 7-6 on Saturday night.
Giancarlo Stanton hit a three-run homer off Gonzalez Germen in the sixth inning, and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 10-7 Monday to improve to 5-0 against their NL East rival in spring training.