Series Preview: Miami Marlins vs New York Mets – August 31/September 2

Matt Melton
MIAMI, FLORIDA - AUGUST 05: Jazz Chisholm Jr. #2 of the Miami Marlins in action against the New York Mets at loanDepot park on August 05, 2021 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FLORIDA - AUGUST 05: Jazz Chisholm Jr. #2 of the Miami Marlins in action against the New York Mets at loanDepot park on August 05, 2021 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images) /
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Miami Marlins second baseman Jazz Chisholm (Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images) /

As the calendar turns to the month of September, the Miami Marlins travel to Citi Field in New York for a matchup against their NL East division foe Mets.

Series Preview: Miami Marlins vs New York Mets

The Marlins hit the road for a quick three-game series fresh off a series win over the Reds at home over the weekend. After dropping Game One of the series, Miami was able to take the next two in an impressive showing against one of the top teams in the National League.

The Marlins enter this series in New York ranked fifth in the NL East at 55-76 overall, and have struggled on the road this season with a 21-44 record away from loanDepot Park. Miami has had success against the Mets this season however as they have won six of nine games overall, including three of four in the last meeting between the two in early-August.

The Mets on the other hand have struggled in recent weeks. Despite these struggles, New York is coming off a series win over the weekend at home against the Nationals.

The Mets currently sit at 63-67 overall, good for third in the NL East. Despite holding a lead in the NL East for a majority of the season, New York’s postseason chances have taken a turn in recent weeks, mainly due to a 16-27 record since the All-Star Break.

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