• Carrasco, Lindor lead Mets past Marlins 4-0 for 5th straight

    12 days ago - By Bésame

    MIAMI - Carlos Carrasco earned his 100th career win, pitching four-hit ball into the eighth inning as the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 4-0 Saturday night.
    Francisco Lindor had three hits, including his 17th homer, while Jeff McNeil and J.D. Davis also went deep for the NL East leaders, who won their fifth straight.
    The 35-year-old Carrasco (11-4) walked two and struck out seven in 7 2/3 innings. He became the eighth Venezuelan pitcher to reach 100 major league wins.
    Through 100 games, the Mets (63-37) have the second-best record in club history. The 1986 World Series championship...
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  • Mets barely crack a sweat in brisk 4-0 dismantling of Marlins

    12 days ago - By Bésame

    MIAMI - Sometimes in baseball, you get a tense, back-and-forth game full of lead changes that makes each pitch feel like the most important of the game.
    Then sometimes, like the Mets and Marlins did in two hours and 34 minutes on Saturday night in Miami, you get a game where both teams look like they have plans afterward. The Mets' 4-0 win over their sinking NL East pals was close heading into the final two frames but never felt dramatic. A third inning home run from Jeff McNeil - which came out of the eighth spot as the All-Star's .183 batting average in July moved him down in the order...
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