After slugger David Wright lined a single to center in the third inning Monday night, Miami Marlins outfielder Marcel Ozuna charged it and came up firing and...
The ball appeared to slip from Ozuna's hand in medium center field, because it went in a crazy direction, into the home dugout at Marlins Park. It's like the ball slipped on a banana peel. If Ozuna was trying to keep Curtis Granderson from advancing from second base to third, it didn't work out. Because the ball went out of play, umpires awarded Granderson home. Wright, credited with a two-run single, was given second base.
The New York Mets had been trailing by a run but suddenly led 4-2 — on a single.
Ozuna and the Marlins had nothing to fear, however, because Mets pitcher Jeurys Familia made two throwing errors and a wild pitch — all in the eighth inning — helping the Fish score three runs and swim away with a 9-6 victory. In all, the Mets made six errors, which makes it sort of amazing they only lost by three runs. SIX ERRORS!
''It wasn't a big-league baseball game, I can tell you that,'' Mets manager Terry Collins said.
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