Mets starter Jon Niese was outstanding today in his return from two weeks on the disabled list with a hamstring strain. He went 7 innings only giving up 1 run in the seventh. He was in complete control throughout the game dropping his curveball in for strikes at will. Jenrry Mejia and Fernando Nieve finished off the final two innings without a serious threat by the Marlins.
The Mets offense was solid with 10 hits and 2 walks against the Marlins. Ike Davis was right on the ball today going 4 for 4 with 2 doubles and 3 runs scored. David Wright was 2 for 3 with 3 RBI’s including his 10th home run of the season which equals his total from last season.