Miami, FL (Sports Network) - David Wright went 3-for-5 with a solo homer and
scored three runs as the New York Mets edged the Miami Marlins, 7-6, to avoid
a three-game series sweep at Marlins Park.
John Buck added three hits, including a two-run double, and Jordany Valdespin
had a three-run pinch-hit homer for the Mets, who had dropped six straight
games entering the contest.
Dillon Gee (2-4) gave up four runs on nine hits over five innings to earn the
win. Bobby Parnell spun a perfect ninth to pick up his third save of the
Chris Valaika drove in two runs for the Marlins, who had five players with
multi-hit games. Juan Pierre, Greg Dobbs, Justin Ruggiano, Marcell Ozuna and
Nick Green had two hits apiece for Miami, which had a three-game winning
A.J. Ramos (0-1) was charged with the loss after giving up Valdepsin's homer
in the sixth. Starter Wade LeBlanc was tagged for four runs on eight hits
while striking out four over 5 2/3 innings.
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