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Mets takeaways from Friday’s game against the Marlins, including Carlos Carrasco’s strong start, Brandon Nimmo’s injury

March 17, 2023; Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco (59) pitches the first inning against the Miami Marlins at Clover Park. / Jim Rasol-USA TODAY Sports

mets Defeated the Miami Marlins 6-1 in a Friday night exhibition game.

Here are the takeaways…

, Carlos Carrasco issued a leadoff walk to Garrett Hampson, who then stole second base. Carrasco then recorded two quick outs, but gerar encarnacion This gave the Marlins a 1–0 lead. The veteran right-hander recorded three strikeouts in the second, went 1-2-3 in the third, and then struck out again in the fourth inning.

Carrasco’s outing ended after four strong innings, as he struck out seven, walked one and allowed just one run on two hits.

– with a distant one in the first floor, Starling Mart reached before 2B on a fielding error alex de gotti And then made a nice layup to easily steal second. However, he was left stranded Danny Mendik hit out and Daniel Vogelbach off the ground.

, brandon nimmo hit a triple to right with one out in the bottom of the third, and then scored on a wild pitch to make it a 1–1 game. The New York bats awoke in the bottom of the fourth, as Vogelbach sang, Mark Kanha double, and then Darin Roof Arrived first on catcher’s interference, louis guillorme cleared the bases with a three-run double to put the Mets ahead 4–1.

After two straight walks to reload the bases, Nimmo drove in a walk. Marte then made it 6–1 on a sacrifice fly. Nimmo injured himself sliding awkwardly in the second half and needed to be helped off the field. The Mets later announced that they Pain in right ankle and will undergo imaging on Saturday.

, francisco alvarez He started at catcher and went 0-for-2 at the plate with a walk and two strikeouts. off the bench, Brett Batty went one-for-one with the single, Mark Vientos went 0-for-1 with a walk, and Ronnie Mauricio Went 0-for-2 with two strikeouts.

, Stephen Nogosek pitched 1.1 innings of relief, allowing just one hit and striking out one. John Curtis He did not allow a hit and walked one in his lone inning of work.


what will happen next

The Mets will hit the road Saturday night at 7:05 p.m. to take on the Houston Astros



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