NY Mets 6, Miami 1

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, August 9, 2012 12:10 PM
Location - Citi Field
Temperature - 89°
Umpires - Home Plate - Scott Barry, First Base - Jerry Meals, Second Base - Gary Darling, Third Base - Paul Emmel,
Attendance - 28985

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Miami 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 1
NY Mets 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 6 13 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Miami 51-61 27-27 24-34 L1
NY Mets 54-58 27-28 27-30 W1


Mets 6, Marlins 1: R.A. Dickey struck out 10 in a complete-game gem to become the National League's first 15-game winner and Andres Torres homered and drove in three runs as New York snapped a nine-game home losing skid.

Dickey (15-3), who tied Los Angeles Angels stud Jered Weaver for the most wins in the majors, defeated the Marlins for the sixth consecutive time - and third this season. The veteran knuckleballer also ended Jose Reyes' career-high 26-game hitting streak after retiring the former Mets shortstop in all four at-bats.

Dickey allowed one run on five hits and retired the last 10 batters he faced en route to his National League-leading fourth complete game of the season.

Torres, who collected three hits and was a single shy of the cycle, snapped a tie with an RBI double in the fourth inning. Torres then provided insurance with a two-out solo homer in the sixth to improve to 5-for-5 in his career versus Josh Johnson (7-8), who fell to 8-2 lifetime against the Mets.

New York's Ruben Tejada matched Carlos Lee's 14-game hitting streak with a leadoff single in the third inning. Josh Thole had a pair of RBI singles and David Wright also had a run-scoring single for the Mets, who posted their first home win since recording a 3-1 triumph over the Chicago Cubs on July 7.

Justin Ruggiano leveled the contest at 1-1 in the fourth inning by crushing a first-pitch fastball from Dickey for a solo homer.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Miami's Giancarlo Stanton, who belted a pair of two-run homers on Wednesday, sat out Thursday's contest. ... The Marlins were bidding to sweep the Mets in Queens for the first time since Sept. 8-10, 2009. ... Rookie RHP Matt Harvey will make his Citi Field debut when New York opens a three-game series versus NL East rival Atlanta on Friday. ... The Marlins will begin a three-game set against the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday. ... Former Met Mookie Wilson tossed out the ceremonial first pitch.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Miami   NY Mets
Josh Johnson Player R.A. Dickey
Loss W/L Win
6.0 IP 9.0
4 Strikeouts 10
8 Hits 5
4.50 ERA 1.00
Miami   NY Mets
Justin Ruggiano Player Andres Torres
2 Hits 3
1 RBI 3
1 HR 1
5 TB 9
.500 Avg 1.000

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Miami 5 1 9 .156 12 10 1 0 0 1
NY Mets 13 1 20 .382 19 5 6 3 0 1

Upcoming Games

  • NY Mets will play their next game at home against Atlanta. The Mets have a W/L % of .491 after a win and .475 after a loss.
  • Miami will play their next game at home against LA Dodgers. The Marlins have a W/L % of .490 after a win and .426 after a loss.
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