No David Wright, no problem for the New York Mets.
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.
The New York Mets haven’t been in first place this late in five years.
Giancarlo Stanton broke out of a slump with three hits and four RBIs, Dee Gordon and Ichiro Suzuki each scored two runs and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 8-2 on Tuesday night.
Jarred Cosart issued an apology earlier this month for his role in an investigation with potentially serious consequences.
The Miami Marlins took a seven-run lead into the seventh inning, and then had to work a little extra to pull out their first win of the season.
Dan Haren considered retirement during the offseason before deciding to pitch for the Miami Marlins, who have tabbed him as Friday night’s starter.
The Atlanta Braves scored seven runs in the first inning off Mat Latos and beat the Miami Marlins for the second day in a row to start the season, 12-2 on Tuesday night.
Goran Dragic scored 28 points, his most since coming to Miami in a February trade, and the Heathelped their playoff chances by topping the Charlotte Hornets 105-100 on Tuesday night.
Dwyane Wade suited up for Miami on Saturday night after suffering a scary knee injury earlier in the week. But his gritty effort wasn’t enough to push Miami past the Piston, as Detroit took home the 99-98 win.