Jake Marisnick hit his first major league home run, Henderson Alvarez pitched into the eighth inning, and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Marlins reliever Chad Qualls took a tumble after escaping late trouble, but Miami stumbled in the 10th inning when John Buck hit a tiebreaking two-run single that lifted the New York Mets to a 4-2 win Tuesday night.
“That really surprised me, bothered me, and I felt like some of the people in the organization didn’t believe my story, and it was time to get out of there,” Martinez told Booger and Rich. “…It makes me feel terrible, that’s the only reason that I’m speaking out.”
Ike Davis had a go-ahead RBI double in a three-run seventh inning, Daniel Murphy drove in three runs, and the New York Mets snapped a five-game skid against the Miami Marlins with a 6-5 victory Monday night.
Tino Martinez resigned as the Miami Marlins’ hitting coach hours after complaints by players that he verbally abused them became public.
Mets general manager Sandy Alderson finally had his Peter Finch moment: “I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore!”
Barring a miraculous turnaround, Collins will be gone at the end of the 2013 season. If the Wilpons had any heart at all, they’d put this good man out of his misery.
Mets allow four runs in the 10th inning, including a two-run home run to Miguel Olivo as the Marlins sweep the Mets for the second straight weekend series.
The Mets lost a heartbreaking 20 inning game on Saturday as the Marlins topped the Amazins on Saturday.
Mets super rookie Matt Harvey left Saturday’s game due to lower back tightness.
The Miami Marlins’ series opener at the New York Mets on Friday night was postponed because of rain. The game was rescheduled as part of a single-admission doubleheader on Sept. 14 at 4:10 p.m.
Harvey battled through five innings allowing season-highs in hits and runs in his shortest start of the season.
Mets starter Shaun Marcum is winless through seven starts and has begun the season 0-6.
Jacob Turner pitched seven scoreless innings in his season debut and Marcell Ozuna had three hits to help the Miami Marlins halt a nine-game losing streak with a 5-1 win over the New York Mets on Friday night.
Make it six losses in a row. And more abject futility. It’s enough to drive manager Terry Collins crazy.