NY Mets 7, Florida 4

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 7:10 PM
Location - Sun Life Stadium
Temperature - 78°
Umpires - Home Plate - Dana DeMuth, First Base - Kerwin Danley, Second Base - Paul Nauert, Third Base - Doug Eddings,
Attendance - 22318

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
NY Mets 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 3 7 16 3
Florida 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 4 9 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
NY Mets 69-71 30-36 39-35 W1
Florida 63-78 29-45 34-33 L1

Recap


Nick Evans hit three tie-breaking singles - the last in the top of the 12th inning - as the New York Mets defeated the Florida Marlins 7-4 on Tuesday.

Evans put the Mets ahead 2-1 with an RBI single in the sixth before the Marlins tied it in the seventh on Greg Dobbs' second RBI double of the game.

Evans came through again with an RBI single to center in the eighth, and after Angel Pagan's RBI double in the ninth made it 4-2, Florida's Mike Cameron ripped a tying two-run double off the left-field wall with two outs in the bottom half.

Evans' RBI single started the three-run 12th inning, which including an RBI single by Jose Reyes and a bases-loaded walk to Lucas Duda.

New York's Josh Stinson worked a perfect 12th for his first major league save.

Florida's Chris Volstad remained winless in seven major league starts since July 10. The Marlins have scored three runs or fewer in each of Volstad's past five starts.

The Marlins' Emilio Bonifacio went 2-for-5 to extend his hitting streak to nine games, while the Mets' David Wright went 0-for-6 to snap his hitting streak at nine games.

Florida, which had its three-game winning streak snapped, leads the season series 9-8 going into Wednesday's final meeting of the season.

The start of the game was delayed one hour, 14 minutes because of rain.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
NY Mets   Florida
Miguel Batista Player Chris Volstad
No Decision W/L No Decision
6.0 IP 6.0
3 Strikeouts 3
5 Hits 6
1.50 ERA 3.00
Hitting
NY Mets   Florida
Justin Turner Player Greg Dobbs
3 Hits 3
1 RBI 2
0 HR 0
3 TB 5
.750 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
NY Mets 16 0 21 .333 24 9 7 8 0 3
Florida 9 0 12 .200 30 9 4 10 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Florida will play their next game at home against NY Mets. The Marlins have a W/L % of .492 after a win and .410 after a loss.
  • NY Mets will play their next game on the road against Florida. The Mets have a W/L % of .522 after a win and .465 after a loss.
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