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Francisco Lindor, Mets turns to slamming Marlins doors

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Shortstop Francisco Lindor aims to re-lead the New York Mets, who visited the Miami Marlins on Saturday.

Lindo scored four RBIs on Friday night as Mets won the three-game series opener 5-3.

It was the second time he drove in four runs because he accidentally closed the hotel door with his right middle finger, but he didn't discourage it.

"Watch out for double doors," Lindeau joked after his big game on Friday. "The second thing I've learned is that it's just a finger. Others have bigger problems in life.

" I win It's the type of player who does everything for. "

It's obvious all year round. Lindo hits only .246, but he has 12 home runs, 56 RBIs and .750 OPS. His RBI record was 92 at Cleveland in 2018, far ahead of his pace.

"He's hot right now," said Marlins pitcher Sandy Alcantara. He lost when he handed over his solo home run and base clear to Lindo on Friday. "He got me. He hit the ball hard. I want to give him some credit."

Marlins left-handed Trevor Rogers (3-6, 5.83 ERA) , Trying to contain the switch hitter Lindo on Saturday.

Lindo is dangerous from either side and posts .810 OPS as a right-handed batter and .824 from the left.

Rogers will face Mets for the second time this week. Mets beat him 6-0 as Rogers allowed four runs (three goals) in five innings on Monday.

But in his career, Rogers was 2-1 at 2.16ERA with five starts with Mets. He has 34 strikeouts in 25 innings.

The Marlins are only 4-9 this year when the Rogers started. He hasn't continued 6 innings since he achieved his feat on April 28th.

New York will compete with Rogers with right-handed Chris Bassitt (5-5, 4.03).

Last Sunday, when Miami defeated the Marlins 6-2, Bassitt played only once against the Marlins. He allowed 5 hits, 2 walks and 3 runs in 6 1/3 innings, hitting the best 9 batters of the season.

When Bassitt started, Mets was 8-6, but veterans lost three of the last four outings.

The injured are believed to play a role in the match on Saturday.

The Marlins are particularly vulnerable in the infield where Brian Anderson and Joey Wendle are on the injured list.

In addition, Miami played shortstop on Friday. Miguel Rojas was scratched due to a bruise in the bone of his right leg. In the fifth inning, Miami was injured by another infielder as second baseman Jazz Chisholm Jr. left the match due to a back cramp.

"That leg (injury) is probably something (Rojas) needs to play, but (Friday) he didn't feel like going," said Marlins manager Don Mattingly. rice field. "He felt like he had a holiday, he was able to get back there (Saturday).

" In jazz, hopefully we got him there in time He gets medical treatment. He got tight on his second at bat. "

The Mets regained catcher James McCann from the injured list on Friday, but he played. I didn't. Mets coach Buck Showalter said McCann will start on Saturday and recover from the left wrist fracture he suffered on May 11.

New York has also regained key relief Seth Lugo from Friday's paternity leave.

– Field-level media