Mets 13, Marlins 0
Andrew Miller (0-1, 10.38) started and lost to the Mets with 13,720 in Dolphin Stadium. He surrendered five runs in 4 1/3 innings, on eight hits and two walks. Lee Gardner later allowed five runs in one inning of relief.
Marlins hitting couldn’t cobble together a run despite six base hits. Hanley Ramirez led the offense with a pair.
Mets 6, Marlins 4, 10 innings
Emilio Bonifacio collected a pair of hits for the Marlins, and Logan Morrison pitched in with two RBI in defeat. Ricky Nolasco held the Mets to two runs on seven hits and zero walks over seven frames, striking out four. Ryan Webb (0-1, infinity) took the loss after giving up three runs in relief without recording an out.
Mike Stanton (later Giancarlo) suffered a left hamstring injury, and was listed as day-to-day. Shawn Hill was released from the Triple-A level and the New Orleans Zephyrs, in the PCL. Later, Stanton hit some home runs.
Bryan Peterson, sometimes affectionately referred to as “Petey Pipes,” was optioned to the Zephyrs. Collin Cargill was assigned to the Miami Marlins. A reliever, Cargill never pitched at the major league level, going 13-5 with a 2.66 ERA across all levels of the minors and four seasons.
Rockies 6, Marlins 5
After starting the season off with consecutive victories, the Marlins dropped a tight one to the Rockies with 15,866 present at Marlins Park.
Giancarlo Stanton sent one deep, a two-run shot in the sixth inning to power the Marlins offense. He and Garrett Jones each collected two base hits in the game. Henderson Alvarez (0-1, 9.00) gave up six runs (three earned) in three innings for the loss.
The Marlins lost Michael Brady off waivers to the Anaheim Angels, and outrighted Brian Bogusevic to New Orleans. A former 24th round pick of the Marlins back in 2009, Brady bounced around for a few more years before finally making his major league debut at the age of 30 with the Oakland Athletics. In 16 games in 2017, he put up a 5.68 ERA in 32 innings of work.