The Mets’ five-game win streak came to an end Friday night, as the Marlins scored a run in the bottom of the ninth to earn a 3-2 win. It was the first one-run loss of the year for New York.
- The Mets were hoping that Noah Syndergaard would go deep in the game to give their tired bullpen a rest. And he had a low enough pitch count but had to leave the game after six innings when he developed another blister. He allowed two runs, one earned, over six.
- Lucas Duda gave the Mets a 2-1 lead when he cracked a solo homer in the fifth inning. It was his fourth homer of the year.
- Michael Conforto drove in the Mets’ other run with a sac fly in the first. But the big part of Conforto’s night was a play he made in the seventh inning to keep the game tied. The Marlins had the bases loaded and one out and Christian Yelich hit a sharp liner that Conforto fielded on the run. He then fired the ball to the plate on the fly, Rene Rivera applied the tag and the out call on the field was upheld by replay.
- The Mets had two runners on in the eighth and a runner on first with one out in the ninth but were unable to score both times.