Mets Win Both Ends of Doubleheader Against Marlins

Michael Conforto drove in three runs, Jason Vargas pitched six effective innings along with also the Mets downed the Miami Marlins by a score of 5-2 on Thursday night to sweep a doubleheader.

Conforto clubbed a hard-hit double in front of the visitors’ bullpen in right-center field inside fifth inning, scoring two runs along with also putting completely new York in front, 3-2. The hot-hitting outfielder added an R.B.I. single inside seventh.

inside first game, Conforto along with also Todd Frazier hit back-to-back solo homers with two outs inside ninth to give completely new York a 4-3 win. The Mets had been held to just two hits up to which point, including starter Steven Matz’s first career home run.

The Mets have hit 14 homers in their last seven games. the idea was the fourth time they’ve swept a doubleheader at Citi Field, which opened in 2009, along with also initially in seven years.

The Mets took three of four inside series along with also have won nine of 12.

Rookie Tomas Nido got completely new York on the board inside fifth inning of the nightcap with his first big league homer, a solo shot into the left field seats off Jeff Brigham. Vargas along with also Amed Rosario followed with consecutive singles, chasing Brigham (0-2) for reliever Jarlin Garcia.

Vargas (6-9) allowed two runs on three hits, walked two, hit a batter along with also struck out seven. The veteran left-hander is actually 4-1 which has a 3.09 E.R.A. over his last six starts.

Seth Lugo hurled two scoreless innings in relief, fanning the first a few Marlins he faced. Robert Gsellman worked around a two-out walk inside ninth for his 11th save.

Thursday’s opening game was initially in franchise history which the Mets hit back-to-back homers for a walk-off win, according to Elias. The Mets have a few game-ending homers in This kind of otherwise forgettable season. Only the 1962 along with also 1963 teams had more, with six.

“I was hoping which Michael got on. He did his job, along with also in my mind I was trying to hit a home run,” Frazier said. “Those rarely happen. Got a pitch to hit along with also kind of squeaked one over, so we’ll take the idea.”

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