Eduardo Escobar went 1-for-3 with three RBIs for the New York Mets’ 6-0 shutout against the Miami Marlins. The Venezuelan came off an 0-23 streak with the wood and drove in half of his team’s runs in the match.
With this shutout, the Mets team reached 3 wins in the four games of the series against the fish. In addition, they add their 11th victory in the season in this way, equaling the record of the New York Yankees in this section.
Mets pitcher Peterson (4-1) pitched 5 1/3 innings with seven strikeouts on 100 pitches. He allowed six hits and two walks to help the Mets win the four-game series with his 11th shutout of the season.
McNeil, the Miami starter, left the game in the fourth inning with a hamstring injury in his right leg after scoring on a wild pitch.
The Marlins went ahead 4-0 against starter Trevor Rogers (3-6) thanks to two sacrifice flies, a bases-loaded walk to Mark Canha and McNeil’s score. Rogers gave up three earned runs in five innings with seven strikeouts.
For the Mets, the Venezuelans Eduardo Escobar 3-1 with three RBIs; Luis Guillorme 2-2 with a run scored. Puerto Ricans Francisco Lindor 5-1; Tomas Nido 3-0. Dominican Starling Marte 5-1.
For the Marlins, the Venezuelan Miguel Rojas 4-2. Cuban Jorge Soler 4-1. The Dominicans Jerar Encarnación 4-0; Bryan de la Cruz 3-0.