Home runoffs by Michael Conforto and Jose Reyes combined with a good pitching by starter Noah Syndergaard gave the New York Mets a 4-3 win over Miami to win the series 2-1 at Marlins Park against 8,964 fans.
In a battle for not being in the last place of the National League East Division, the Marlins have taken the brunt when they have eight of their last 10 games to fall behind the Mets leaving Miami with three games advantage .
New York was the first to score in the opening inning against Taiwanese southpaw Wei Yin Chen for passport to Dominican Amed Rosario, base steal, raised to right field of Austin Jackson that overtook the runner to third and tug sacrifice of a race of the Venezuelan Wilmer Flores.
The fish equaled in the lower part of the same episode against right-hander Noah Syndergaard for a single with the burglary of Rafael Ortega's midfielder and rocket from Dominican Starlin Castro.
One inning later the visitors went up 3-1 when Jose Bautista got on base by mistake in fielding by the initialist Derek Dietrich and the Dominican Jose Reyes gave quadrangular (4) of line by the left band.
The local team was approached in the fourth by singles by Brian Anderson, Martín Prado and Bryan Holaday. And although the Mets returned to the charge in the sixth by homer of the fourth bat Michael Conforto (15), the fish came back to step on the rubber in the lower part of that entrance by passport to Prado, steal and simple from Holaday to locate the blackboard 4-3.
The seventh, eighth and ninth for the Marlins served as relay of the Venezuelan law Elieser Hernandez and hung the three zeros. But the offensive of the fish was frozen in the last three innings to come out with another defeat.
In the eighth for the Mets the right reliever Robert Gsellman took the escon and the ninth was commissioned by setter Lugo.
The particular series of both teams in 2018 is favorable to the Mets 7-5 with seven games pending in the remainder of the season.
The winning pitcher was Noach Syndergaard (8-2-3.22) to tolerate three runs, seven hits, seven strikeouts and two passports. The right acted with good control when shooting 101 pitches of which 69 were strikes. Seth Lugo scored the game (1). The defeat was suffered by Wei Yin Chen (4-9-5.32).
Miami begins a series of four challenges to be played in three days against the Braves from Monday in Atlanta (7:35 p.m.). They then travel to Washington for three games with the Nationals before returning to Marlins Park on Tuesday, August 21 to celebrate five games, two against the Mets and three with the Braves.
FINAL MARKER: New York 4, Miami 3
KEY MOMENT: Sixth entry. Decisive home run to the right forest of Michael Conforto.
THE FIGURES: Michael Conforto with a home run that made the difference and the Dominican Jose Reyes with another homer of two runs.
DECISION: Noach Syndergaard (8-2) won. Lost: Wei Yin Chen (4-9). Game Saved: Seth Lugo (1).
MARKS: Miami (48-71). New York (49-66).
THIS DATE IN BASEBALL HISTORY: A day like today in 1974 the supersonic right-hander Nolan Ryan, playing with the California Angels, struck out 19 Boston Red Sox hitters to match the American League record that was in power of legendary Bob Feller since 1938 and tied the Major League record in the hands of left-hander Steve Carlton (1969) and right-hander Tom Seaver (1970).