Mets Hook Marlins, Win 7th Straight - NBC New York

Mets Hook Marlins, Win 7th Straight



    Mets Hook Marlins, Win 7th Straight
    Met shortstop Wilmer Flores celebrates his two run homer in the sixth inning against the Marlins.

    Jacob deGrom pitched seven shutout innings, and the New York Mets got home runs from Travis d'Arnaud and Wilmer Flores to beat the slumping Miami Marlins 5-4 Saturday night for their seventh consecutive victory.

    Juan Lagares and Eric Campbell each had an RBI single to help the Mets (9-3) open their home schedule with six wins in a row, equaling the club record set in 1985. The overall winning streak is New York's longest since an eight-game run in June 2010.

    The fast start has caught on quickly with fans of a team that's endured six consecutive losing seasons since moving into Citi Field. The attendance of 41,844 on Fireworks Night marked the Mets' second sellout -- and those two crowds over 40,000 matched last year's total. 

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