They’ve done it! The Miami Marlins have swept the New York Mets in a three-game home series. The Fish completed the sweep against the Mets with a quick 3-0 win Sunday afternoon. This is the first Marlins sweep since Derek Jeter became part owner of the Miami Marlins. The star of the game was Miami’s young starting pitcher Sandy Alcantara has he had his best outing in his young career. The Marlins offense started to produce late in the game and the pitching was what led the Marlins first sweep since the 2017 season.
New York Mets
The New York Mets will be leaving Miami with a very sour taste in their mouths after getting swept by the Miami Marlins. Right-handed pitcher Noah Syndergaard got the start and loss for the New York Mets. Syndergaard threw seven innings allowing five hits, two runs, one walk and three strikeouts. Seth Lugo came in relief as he pitched one inning allowing one hit, one run, and two strikeouts. At the plate, the Mets offense continue to struggle against the Fish getting only two hits in the game. Both of the Mets’ hits came from their third baseman J.D. Davis.
Flip the M! The Marlins extend their winning streak to three game by sweeping the New York Mets. Right-handed pitcher Sandy Alcantara got the start and win for the Miami Marlins. Alcantara threw all nine innings allowing two hits, no runs, one walk and eight strikeouts. It was Alcantara’s first complete game and shutout of his MLB career. The Marlins offense wasn’t at its bets but did enough to get the win. Neil Walker went 2-3 with a double. Rosell Herrera went 1-3 with a double. Curtis Granderson went 1-4 with a solo home run and Chad Wallach went 1-3 with base knock.
The Miami Marlins will get to enjoy the sweep for a little long than usual as they’ll have Monday off. The Marlins will be on the road for a while but start their road trip against the Detroit Tigers. Left-handed pitcher Caleb Smith will be on the mound for the Miami Marlins. Right-handed pitcher Spencer Turnbull will get the start for the Detroit Tigers. You can watch this game on Tuesday night at 7:10 pm EST on Fox Sports Florida.