The New York Mets cruised past the Miami Marlins, 10-4, in the series opener on Friday night at Citi Field.
Francisco Lindor smacked a three-run home run and collected four RBIs, and Pete Alonso crushed a grand slam to lead the Mets’ offense. J.D. Davis had a run-scoring single, and Starling Marte had a bases-loaded walk.
Brandon Nimmo and Alonso each had two-hit games.
Carlos Carrasco started on the mound and surrendered three runs over 6 1/3 innings while walking two and striking out seven. Adonis Medina, who was recalled from Triple-A Syracuse before the game, was the first one out of the bullpen, and he allowed a run. Adam Ottavino had a scoreless outing in relief.
The Mets will try to secure another series win on Saturday with Taijuan Walker on the hill. The first pitch is slated for 4:10 p.m.