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Recap: Marlins 2, Mets 1
Boxscores    Line Movements    BT Movements
Game: 2
Venue: Citi Field
Date: June 08, 2013 1:10 PM EDT
  

NEW YORK (AP) - In the longest major league game in more than three years, Adeiny Hechavarria hit an RBI single in the 20th inning and the Miami Marlins outlasted the New York Mets 2-1 on Saturday, well after Matt Harvey left with lower back tightness following another stingy start.

Steve Cishek retired Daniel Murphy on a fly ball to the left-field warning track for the final out of a game that took 6 hours, 25 minutes. It started 5 1/2 hours before the Belmont Stakes about 13 miles away - and still ended around an hour after winner Palace Malice crossed the finish line.

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The last big league game to last as long also involved the Mets, according to STATS. It came when they beat St. Louis 2-1 in 20 innings on April 17, 2010.

It was the longest game by far in the history of Citi Field, which opened in 2009, and it matched the longest in Marlins history - a 7-6 loss to the Cardinals in 20 innings on April 27, 2003.

Harvey and Miami's prized rookie, Jose Fernandez, hooked up in a pitchers' duel early. And when neither punchless lineup could break a 1-all tie, the only savior for both teams was that neither had played since Wednesday, so they had fresh arms in the bullpen.

By the 13th inning, the game had been turned over to a pair of starters: Miami's Kevin Slowey and Shaun Marcum for the Mets. Both were originally scheduled to start Saturday before getting skipped when Friday night's game was rained out.

A scattered crowd of 20,338 had dwindled perhaps into the hundreds by the time the stadium sound system played Chuck Berry's ``No Particular Place To Go,' not long after the 14th-inning stretch.

Some of the fans who remained chanted ``Let's Go Home!' as the Mets came to bat in the 17th. But it took three more innings to decide this one, and it was Miami that came out on top.

Placido Polanco, Rob Brantly and Hechavarria hit consecutive singles with one out in the 20th off Marcum (0-7), who had retired 16 in a row to that point. He gave up five hits in eight stellar innings with seven strikeouts and no walks.

Slowey was just as tough. He struck out eight and walked none in seven shutout innings before Cishek got three straight outs for his sixth save.

Inept at the plate, the Mets went 0 for 19 with runners in scoring position - a team record. They stranded 22 on the bases.

After taking all three games from the Mets at home last weekend for their first sweep of the season, the last-place Marlins improved to 7-3 against New York this year. They are 10-41 against everyone else.

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 SERIES AT A GLANCE
GAME 1
Marlins at Mets
Fri, Jun 7 - 7:10PM EDT
 Recaps
GAME 2
Marlins at Mets
Sat, Jun 8 Final 2 to 1
 Boxscores    Recaps
GAME 3
Marlins at Mets
Sun, Jun 9 Final 8 to 4
 Boxscores    Recaps

 CLOSING LAS VEGAS LINE
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 MIA  +200   -120   6.5 
 NYM  -220   +100   
LAS VEGAS LINE MOVEMENTS

 CLOSING SPORTSBOOK LINE
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 MIA  +190   -115   6.5 
 NYM  -230   -105   
OFFSHORE LINE MOVEMENTS

 BETTING TRENDS
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 MIA  22%   7%   49% 
 NYM  78%   93%   51% 
BT MOVEMENTS

 MLB HEAD TO HEAD
 Jun 7, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 MIA 0 Under: 0 
 NYM 0 Cover: +100 
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 Jun 2, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 NYM 6 Over: 17 
 MIA 11 Cover: +190 
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 Jun 1, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 NYM 1 Over: 9 
 MIA 8 Cover: +100 
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 May 31, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 NYM 1 Under: 6 
 MIA 5 Cover: +148 
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 May 1, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 NYM 7 Cover: +100 
 MIA 6 Over: 13 
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 Apr 30, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 NYM 1 Under: 3 
 MIA 2 Cover: +110 
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 Apr 29, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 NYM 3 Push: 7 
 MIA 4 Cover: +135 
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 Apr 7, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 MIA 3 Under: 7 
 NYM 4 Cover: +100 
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 Apr 6, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 MIA 3 Over: 10 
 NYM 7 Cover: +100 
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 Apr 5, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 MIA 7 Cover: +138 
 NYM 5 Over: 12 
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 MLB RECAPS
 Saturday, Jun 8
 
    Angels at Red Sox
1:05 PM EDT
    Rangers at Blue Jays
1:05 PM EDT
    Marlins at Mets
1:10 PM EDT
    Indians at Tigers
4:05 PM EDT
    Twins at Nationals
4:05 PM EDT
    Pirates at Cubs
4:05 PM EDT
    Athletics at White Sox
4:10 PM EDT
    Yankees at Mariners
4:10 PM EDT
    Orioles at Rays
4:10 PM EDT
    Angels at Red Sox
7:15 PM EDT
    Astros at Royals
7:15 PM EDT
    Phillies at Brewers
7:15 PM EDT
    Cardinals at Reds
7:15 PM EDT
    Padres at Rockies
7:15 PM EDT
    Braves at Dodgers
10:10 PM EDT
    Giants at Diamondbacks
10:10 PM EDT
 
 
 
  
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