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Kyle Kendrick

Wilmer Flores Powers Mets To 9-1 Win

Wilmer Flores Powers Mets To 9-1 Win

NEW YORK – Nathan Eovaldi started. Brad Penny relieved. Wilmer Flores wasn't impressed with either one. Flores doubled off Eovaldi and added two homers off Penny, amassing six RBI in the Mets' 9-1 walloping of the Marlins Tuesday at Citi Field. It's a nip-and-tuck battle for second place in the National League East between the Marlins, Mets and Braves, all of whom have losing records. Pitching for a chance to give his team a series win and clinch no worse than a 4-6 road trip, Eovaldi continued his stultifying run of substandard performances. Tuesday marked the fifth time this season (fourth since June 13) he's been charged with six or more runs in a game. The...