JUPITER, FL — Mat Latos gave up seven hits in an eight-run second inning, and the New York Mets routed the Miami Marlins 12-3 Monday.
New York’s first eight batters in the inning reached base before David Wright grounded into a double play. Daniel Muno tripled in the inning, and Anthony Recker and Ruben Tejada doubled. Michael Cuddyer singled leading off the inning and hit a solo homer for a 8-2 lead, his fifth home run of spring training.
Latros allowed nine runs, eight hits and two walks in three innings.
Michael Morse homered twice for Miami, a two-run drive in the first off NL Rookie of the Year Jacob deGrom and a solo shot in the sixth against Buddy Carlyle. Morse has 14 RBIs.
Source: The National Herald