Rookie on the rise: Cody Poteet helps Marlins beat Mets 5-1

Rookie Cody Poteet pitched seven scoreless innings and retired the final 14 batters he confronted to assist the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 5-1

MIAMI — Rookie Cody Poteet pitched seven scoreless innings, retired the final 14 batters he confronted and picked up his first main league hit and RBI in a five-run second inning to assist the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 5-1 Sunday.

Miami took the rubber recreation of the three-game collection to shut to inside two video games of the NL East-leading Mets (21-19), who’ve been riddled by accidents and completed 3-6 on a three-city Southern swing.

Poteet (2-0) allowed three hits, walked none and lowered his ERA to 1.06 in three profession begins. The fitting-hander from UCLA, a fourth-round draft decide by Miami in 2015, posted a 19-39 document within the minors earlier than reaching the majors this month at age 26.

The Mets, who rank final within the majors in slugging, managed simply six hits and totaled 19 in 30 innings within the collection.

Miami’s Jesús Aguilar, who started the day second within the NL in RBIs, singled dwelling a run to finish a 1-for-28 skid. Jazz Chisholm singled for the Marlins’ different run-scoring hit.

Jordan Yamamoto (1-1) lasted 4 innings in his first begin of the yr and his first in opposition to his former staff. He allowed 5 runs, 4 earned, and left the sport with proper shoulder soreness.

The Marlins’ second-inning outburst included a 40-foot single by Poteet, successful batsman, a stroll and a throwing error by shortstop Francisco Lindor, which led to an unearned run.

Wilfredo Tovar singled dwelling the Mets’ solely run within the eighth.


Mets: OF Kevin Pillar (nasal fractures), who was hit within the face by a fastball final week, underwent surgical procedure Friday and is scheduled to start gentle actions Monday. … RHP Dellin Betances (proper shoulder) joined the staff and threw a aspect session for the primary time since happening the injured record.


Marlins: They positioned INF Isan Díaz on the injured record (no motive given) and recalled INF José Devers from Triple-A Jacksonville.


Mets: They start a seven-game homestand Monday in opposition to Colorado with LHP David Peterson (1-3, 4.97) anticipated to begin.

Marlins: LHP Trevor Rogers (6-2, 1.74) will attempt to win his fourth begin in a row Monday when Miami opens a four-game collection in opposition to the Philadelphia Phillies and faces RHP Zach Eflin (2-3, 3.77).


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