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.
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 had a solid day at the plate on Monday, at the expense of the New York Mets’ Zack Wheeler.
Jacob deGrom’s most impressive stretch of the season is coming at a great time for his NL Rookie of the Year consideration.
The Miami Marlins are running out of time to start stringing wins together and climb back into the playoff race, and things won’t get any easier on Wednesday.
At a time of the season when wins come at a premium, the Miami Marlins need to get back on track if they want to remain in the hunt for a postseason berth.