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Soaring Marlin trying to turn the table at Mets

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The New York Mets took a slightly more comfortable 51/2 game lead in the National League East when they played against the Miami Marlins more than two weeks ago and played three out of four games at home. ..

New York's lead is significantly less secure as he hosts the Marlins in the opening round of the four-game series on Thursday.

Mets wants to fill the lead before heading to Atlanta for Monday's three-game series.

Since finishing the last home series in Miami 6-0 on June 20, Mets has shrunk to 6-7 and Reed has shrunk to 2 1/2 games in Atlanta. This is 10-5, the same span.

New York defeated host Cincinnati Reds 8-3 on Wednesday, scoring five in ten, leaving it out of one of its recent offensive performances. I am. After Starling Marte scored a double tie in the ninth inning, Dominic Smith hit a tiebreaker double, James McCann scored a RBI, and Brandon Nimmo hit a three-run home run.

New York scored 15 runs with two wins in Cincinnati, who lost 1-0 on Tuesday.

"It's safe (for the big hits), it's safe for us," Nimo said. "It's a winning game, so everyone feels good about it at the end of the day. It's very reassuring."

The Marlins have been 10-5 since their last visit to New York. I wanted to join the series at .500.

Instead, they encountered the dominant Shohei Ohtani and saw the Los Angeles Angels, who visited on Wednesday, stop winning six games in a row with a 5-2 defeat. Miami was limited to 3 hits, 0-7, and the scoring runners lost.

During the winning streak, the Marlins recorded 27 runs and 52 hits.

"I think this will be a good series for us going to New York," said Marlins manager Don Mattingly. "As I said before, I think I probably won 7, 6, 5 (game streak), but I haven't been able to maintain momentum since then. I think that's the key to us now. The momentum we show is that we're going to play well over long distances and make no sense. Hopefully that's what we'll show in this next series. "

New York, We will start the series by sending Trevor Williams (1-5, 4.34 ERA) to the mound and making an eighth start. Williams was 1-4, with ERA 5.86 as the starting pitcher of the season, losing to the Texas Rangers 7-3 on Saturday, allowing the season's best five runs in 32/3 innings.

Williams is 0-1 with 4.26 ERA in five career appearances (three starts) against the Marlins.

Miami held Daniel Castano (1-1) with 7 innings to 2 runs and 5 hits during the undecided June 26, when the Marlins scored 3-2, 10. , 2.42). -Inning victory.

In four appearances (three starts) against New York, Castano is 0-1 and ERA is 3.32.

Castano follows up on his effective outing to Mets by allowing 3 runs (1 win) with 4 hits in 5 innings of 5-3 wins in Washington on Saturday. did.

– Field-level media