JD Davis claimed his first major league title, James McCann took a three-game penalty and the New York Mets crushed the Miami Marlins 10-0 Thursday, thanks to Trevor Williams’ superb start.
Davis laid out his career with five RBIs, while Williams (2-5) played seven rounds with a two-stroke for the NL-leading Mets, who easily won the first game of a series of four.
Team New York improved to 6-2 against Miami this season.
Starling Marte and Davis both had three hits on the night the Mets scored 13. Davis scored three and combined with McCann to drive in eight runs for New York from the bottom two in the batting standings.
In the third inning, Davis scored a Brandon Nemo double to give New York the lead. At four, he hit the RBI song.
McCann followed him in his second home career this season, out of Daniel Castano (1-2).
For Marlin, Venezuela’s Jesus Aguilar 3-1, Avicel Garcia 2-0, Miguel Rojas 2-1. Dominican Brian de la Cruz 1-0, Jesus Sanchez 3-0.
For the Mets, Venezuelans Inner Ensart scored 1-0 and Eduardo Escobar 4-0 in one half. Dominican Mart 5-3. Puerto Rico Francisco Lindor 4-1.
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