New York Mets
The Miami Marlins have a very big week ahead of them.
The Mets beat the Marlins 7-6 on Sunday, giving them the four-game series sweep and their eighth straight victory.
After winning two straight in Atlanta, the Miami Marlins headed to New York hoping that their early season troubles were behind them.
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.
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The New York Mets haven’t been in first place this late in five years.
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.
The Miami Marlins are starting to resemble the team that many thought they would be in 2015.