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3/17 Game Recap: Mets Lose to Marlins 10-7

By Danny Abriano

Monday, the Mets – with the majority of their regulars resting after returning from Las Vegas – took on the Marlins.

Mar 17, 2014; Jupiter, FL, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher John Lannan (32) throws during a game against the Miami Marlins at Roger Dean Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Game Recap:

John Lannan gave up a pair of runs to the Marlins in the bottom of the first, and another pair of runs in the bottom of the third as Miami took a 4-0 lead.

The Mets got on the board in the top of the fourth, when Anthony Recker delivered an RBI single to make it 4-1.

The Marlins got that run back when Reed Johnson hit a solo homer in the bottom of the fifth, and added 3 more runs when Giancarlo Stanton blasted a 3 run shot in the bottom of the sixth to expand Miami’s lead to 8-1.

In the top of the eighth, the Mets scored 5 runs to draw within 8-6. Zach Lutz, Juan Centeno, Anthony Seratelli, and Matt Clark all had RBI’s.

Cory Mazzoni gave 2 of those runs back in the bottom of the eighth as the Marlins took a 10-6 lead.

The Mets loaded the bases with no one out in the top of the ninth, but were only able to scratch 1 run across – on a Brian Burgamy double play ball.


  • John Lannan got the start and was roughed up. He gave up 5 runs on 8 hits in 3.1 innings pitched. He walked 4 and struck out 1.
  • Scott Rice gave up 2 runs on 2 hits in 0.2 innings pitched.

Next Up:

The Mets host the Tigers in Port St. Lucie tomorrow at 1:10 PM. Daisuke Matsuzaka gets the start for New York.

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