New Miami Marlins pitcher Mat Latos must be glad that his outing on Monday took place during Spring Training and not a month from now.
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 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.
Patience at the plate will be the key for Ruben Tejada as he enters the 2013 season.
The New York Mets wrapped their sweep of the Miami Marlins on Sunday with a win of 3-2. Ruben Tejada singled home the winning run with two outs in the ninth inning to give the Mets the victory over Miami, their seventh straight against the team.
R.A. Dickey pitched a five-hit shutout for his 17th win, Ike Davis backed him with a home run and the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 3-0 on Friday night.
Miguel Batista pitched six serviceable innings to earn his 100th win, David Wright hit a two-run single in a four-run third against the bumbling Marlins and the New York Mets hung on to beat Florida 7-5 Thursday night.