Game Recap: Rice fried as Harvey, Mets fall to Marlins 7-4

By Danny Abriano

Matt Harvey got the start and allowed two runs in 2.2 innings of work, but it was Scott Rice who took the loss, allowing four runs in 0.2 innings pitched as the Mets fell to the Marlins, 7-4, on Wednesday in Jupiter.

Game Recap:

The Mets had a 4-2 lead entering the bottom of the seventh, but Scott Rice allowed four runs on three hits and a pair of walks as the Marlins took a 7-4 lead they wouldn’t relinquish.

The story of the game was Matt Harvey, whose fastball sat 93 to 98 MPH during his 2.2 innings of work, and Noah Syndergaard, who was electric while holding the Marlins scoreless in his 2.2 innings of work.


  • Matt Harvey allowed two runs on six hits and a walk in 2.2 innings pitched. He struck out two.
  • Noah Syndergaard struck out five while allowing one hit and walking none in 2.2 innings of work.
  • Dillon Gee was unscored upon in 1.1 innings in relief.
  • Ruben Tejada, who started at third base, went 2-for-3 with a walk, a run scored, and two RBI.
  • Matt Reynolds went 2-for-5 at the plate and committed a throwing error at shortstop.

Next Up:

The Mets return to Port St. Lucie to take on the Nationals on Thursday at 1:10 p.m.

Jacob deGrom will get the start for the Mets.

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