New York Mets (70-70, third in the NL East) vs. Miami Marlins (58-81, fourth in the NL East)
Miami; Thursday, 6:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: Marcus Stroman (9-12, 2.93 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, 136 strikeouts) Marlins: Jesus Luzardo (5-7, 7.00 ERA, 1.65 WHIP, 71 strikeouts)
MIAMI (AP) — Jorge Soler snapped a scoreless tie with a two-out RBI single in the eighth inning, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 2-0 Tuesday night.
Pinch-hitter Abraham Almonte drew a one-out walk against Miami starter Sandy Alcantara, stole second and advanced to third on a wild pitch.
MIAMI (AP) — Magneuris Sierra hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning, and the Miami Marlins beat the reeling Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Saturday night.
Brian Anderson homered and drove in four runs for Miami, which earned its third consecutive victory.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Josh Bell hit his 100th career home run and the Washington Nationals rallied past the Miami Marlins 6-3 Tuesday night for their third straight win.
MIAMI (AP) — Rookie Zach Thompson struck out 11 in six innings, helping the Miami Marlins beat Kyle Schwarber and the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Saturday.
Thompson (2-2) held Schwarber in check while allowing two runs and three hits in his fourth major league start.
MIAMI (AP) — Slumping Jon Berti hit a go-ahead, two-run single in a three-run eighth inning, and the Miami Marlins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-2 on Wednesday night.
Berti’s hit helped atone for his fielding error that started the fifth inning and allowed the Phillies take the lead.