Brad Ziegler

Marlins Beat Mets For Sixth Win In Seven Games

Marlins Beat Mets For Sixth Win In Seven Games

J.T. Realmuto hit a two-run homer as the Miami Marlins notched their sixth win in seven games, downing the New York Mets 3-1 in their series opener Friday night to move two games below .500 for the first time since May 3.

Realmuto followed Marcell Ozuna's second-inning walk with his 14th home run, lining a hanging curveball into the left field seats to give the Marlins a 2-0 lead and prompting a raucous ovation from his mother and several other family members seated in the upper deck.

Pitching in front of a sparse crowd in a game that started almost two hours late due to steady rain and the occasional burst of lightning, Justin Nicolino (2-1) scattered six singles and...

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