A solo home run in the 10th inning by Jarrod Saltalamacchia gave the Marlins the lead, and eventually the win, 7-6, over the Mets on Saturday night. >> Read the full boxscore and recap on SNY.tv
Need to Know: Kyle Farnsworth served up a home run to Saltalamacchia in the tenth inning, off the fence in front of the Party City Deck.
Jenrry Mejia pitched well to start, but fell apart in the sixth inning, allowing three runs, including a two-run home run to Giancarlo Stanton. Carlos Torres relieved him and allowed two inherited runners to score. Mejia ended his night with six earned runs on eight hits and a walk. He struck out six.
Bobby Abreu hit his first home run of the season, a two-run shot in the first inning.
Lucas Duda added a two-run single in the third inning, scoring Curtis Granderson and Daniel Murphy.
Both Eric Young Jr. and Travis d’Arnaud helped create runs, advancing on passed balls or errors for runs in the first and sixth, respectively.
What’s Next: The Mets and Marlins play again on Sunday afternoon, a 1 p.m. game.