The Mets lost to the Marlins by the score of 1-0 in Miami on Wednesday afternoon >> Read a full AP recap and boxscore at SNY.TV
The game ended on a sac-fly to Juan Lagares, who made a weak and wide throw to home. The throw stayed down, Anthony Recker did everything he could to make it work, but he couldn’t turn quick enough and the ball trickled behind him, as Giancarlo Stanton slide home for the winning run. Stanton made the play closer than it should’ve been by having to go back and tag up at third base.
This is Miami’s seventh walk-off win against the Mets in their last 22 games in Marlins Park.
Zack Wheeler pitched six scoreless innings, while striking out seven. He now has a 4.35 ERA. Wheeler pitched with two runners on and no outs in the sixth inning, but kept his cool and got Stanton to ground out in to a 6-4-3 double play.
Marlins RHP Tom Koehler lowered his ERA to 1.99 by throwing eight scoreless innings, during which the Mets got just two hits.
The Mets had only three at bats with runners in scoring position. They have not scored a run in 23 innings.
The Mets left Citi Field last week 16-12. They went 2-6 through Colorado and Miami and drop to one game below .500.
The Mets are off Thursday. They head home Friday to begin a three-game series against the Phillies. Jenrry Mejia (3-0, 5.23 ERA) opposes Roberto Hernandez (2-1, 4.50 ERA) at 7:10 pm ET.