Mets Game Recap: Mets 2 Marlins 6

Posted on by Kerel Cooper

Quick Game Notes:

  • Final Score: Mets 2 – Marlins 6
  • Box Score: Click here for the complete box score.
  • Mets Record: 0-1
  • Key Moment In The Game: In my opinion the key moment was the bottom of the 4th inning when John Buck hit a grand slam home run off Mike Pelfrey. That put the Marlins up 4-0 at the time and that was enough to beat the Mets in the season opener.
  • Game Ball: Willie Harris: 2-4 | 1 Run. Harris filled in nicely for an injured Jason Bay. He had a nice hustle play to break up the Josh Johnson no hitter by legging out a double and scoring the Mets first run of the season on a Carlos Beltran RBI double.
  • Additional Comments:
  • Mike Pelfrey: 4.1 IP | 4 H | 5 ER | 2 SO | 4 BB
  • Mets Offense: 4 H | 6 SO. Not a good start for an offense that struggled most of last season.
  • Up Next: The New York Mets the second game of the season against the Florida Marlins: Saturday April 2, 2011 at 7:10 pm.
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    5 Responses to Mets Game Recap: Mets 2 Marlins 6

    1. FormerDirtDart says:

      Well, Harris performed as the numbers told Collins he would. So, I'm not giving TC a game ball, but, he deserves a tip-o-the-hat.

    2. AC Wayne says:

      I couldn't believe Marlins' skipper Edwin Rodriguez pulled Johnson with a 3-run lead in the top of the 7th at home, on Opening Day, if that was Santana pitching at Citi Field with a three-run lead, there's no way he's coming out of that game, Johnson's supposed to be the Marlins ace, right, I'd be pretty upset if my manager pulled me out of a game like that. As for the Mets, Thole should be batting 7th, followed by Emaus 8th. Wright's 0-for-4 night w/2 SO not a good start for him. What can you do, Collins said it, "we've got 161 of these games left."

      • FormerDirtDart says:

        Opening day last year (at Citi Field), in the bottom of the sixth, one out and Barajas on 2B, with Mets up 4-1, Pagan pitch hit for Santana.

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