With a 7-6 walk-off victory, the Florida Marlins continue to dominate the Mets away from Citi Field. NY has now dropped 6 straight on the road to Florida, falling to 3-8 in the season series in the process.
They are now winless in 4 straight road games and have guaranteed their second losing road series in a row. Hisanori Takahashi was unable to bounce back from his last poor outing (4IP, 6 ER) allowing 6 more ER over 5 2/3 innings of work tonight. Takahashi has now allowed 12 ER in his last 9 2/3 IP (0-2, 11.25 ERA).
David Wright was 3 for 4 and Ruben Tejeda, who’s 10 game hitting streak (.333 over that span) was snapped Monday night, picked up 2 hits of his own in the loss.
Takahashi retired 8 straight batters tostart the game before falling behind 3-0 to Marlins pitcher Nate Robertson in the bottom of the 3rd inning. Two pitches later Robertson singled to centerfield setting the stage for a meltdown of Oliver Perez-esque proportions.
The Fish went on to score 6 runs on 5 hits. The barrage was highlighted by a Hanley Ramirez grand slam and was capped off by a Dan Uggla 2-run shot which give the Marlins a 6-3 lead. Hisanori gave way to Elmer Dessens, who was called upon...
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