Chisholm’s Homer In 8th Lifts Marlins Over Mets 3-2

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MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – Jazz Chisholm Jr. deed a tiebreaking solo homer successful the eighth inning and the Miami Marlins bushed the New York Mets 3-2 Thursday night.

Javier Báez homered and doubled for the Mets, who began the time 4 games down NL East person Atlanta and 4 ½ from the 2nd chaotic card.

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Chisholm drove a 97 mph fastball from Jeurys Familia (9-4) into the precocious platform seats for his 15th homer. Chisholm besides had an RBI grounder successful the sixth.

With the people 2-all, New York wasted Pete Alonso’s leadoff triple against reliever Anthony Bender successful the eighth. Bender retired Javier Báez and J.D. Davis connected groundouts with the infield drawn in.

Michael Conforto was intentionally walked earlier Richard Bleier (3-2) relieved and retired pinch-hitter Jeff McNeil connected a grounder.

Dylan Floro pitched a cleanable ninth for his ninth save.

The Marlins tied it 2 successful the seventh astir 3 infield hits and a throwing mistake by reliever Brad Hand.

Starter Marcus Stroman was lifted aft allowing Sandy León’s one-out azygous and Hand gave up Isan Díaz’s single. Mets catcher James McCann past threw retired pinch-runner Alex Jackson astatine 3rd erstwhile a transportation caromed to the backstop, with Díaz advancing to 2nd connected the play.

Pinch-hitter Lewis Brinson bushed retired a dribbler adjacent the mound and Hand’s propulsion got Alonso astatine archetypal base, allowing a tally to score.

Stroman allowed 1 run, 4 hits and struck retired 7 successful 6 1/3 innings.

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Báez deed a two-out treble and scored connected 2 chaotic pitches from Miami starter Jesús Luzardo to springiness New York a 1-0 pb successful the first.

The Mets accrued their vantage connected Báez’s 29th homer successful the third. He deed Luzardo’s curveball implicit the partition successful halfway field, admiring the 438-foot changeable earlier helium rounded the bases.

The 2 hits by Báez were the lone ones allowed by Luzardo successful 5 2/3 innings. He struck retired 8 and walked four.

TRAINER’S ROOM

Mets: C Tomás Nido (left thumb strain) could play successful rehab games astatine Triple-A Syracuse this weekend, manager Luis Rojas said.

Marlins: RHP Pablo López (right rotator cuff strain) has been playing drawback with the anticipation of progressing to a bullpen league successful the coming days.

UP NEXT

Mets: RHP Tylor Megill, 2-4, 4.20) volition commencement the opener of a three-game bid against the New York Yankees Friday astatine Citi Field.

Marlins: LHP Trevor Rogers (7-6, 2.52) starts the opener of a three-game bid astatine Atlanta Friday. Rogers, Miami’s NL All-Star representative, has not won since June 10.

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