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Recap: Mets 0, Marlins 1
Line Movements    BT Movements
Game: 1
Venue: Roger Dean Stadium
Date: March 14, 2014 7:05 PM EDT
  

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) - Jarrod Saltalamacchia homered off Zack Wheeler, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 1-0 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night.

Saltalamacchia's second homer of the spring - in the second inning - for his new team was the first run against Wheeler in Grapefruit League games. Saltalamacchia also singled to center in the fourth.

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Brian Bogusevic also singled off of Wheeler with a line drive to right field in the third. Wheeler walked one and struck out two in 4 2-3 innings.

Marlins starter Tom Koehler gave up three hits and struck out five in five innings.

'We knew with Koehler, (Henry) Rodriguez and Wheeler there was going to be some velocity tonight,' said Bob Geren, the Mets bench coach who served as acting manager. 'We had a feeling it was going to be a low-scoring game coming in and, unfortunately, we were on the low end of it.

'But there were some impressive big arms tonight for both teams,' he said.

BEYOND FLORIDA

The Marlins and Mets had players on road trips away from the Grapefruit League this weekend.

The Marlins left on Friday to play two games against the Yankees in the Legend Series in Panama City, Panama. The games were scheduled to honor Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, who retired after last season.

Many of the Mets were in Las Vegas for two exhibition games against the Chicago Cubs in the Big League weekend.

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Mets: Wheeler had pitched six scoreless innings over two starts coming in.

'It could've been better but I'm pleased with it,' Wheeler said. 'I was throwing a lot fastballs trying to get my arm strengthened up and get my locations down.'

Marlins: Koehler, making his third start in four appearance this season.

'I'm going to pitch until they tell me I'm done,' Koehler said. 'I threw 63 pitches (for 42 strikes) in five innings is pretty good and I feel I'm pretty close.

'There's not much more you have to do after that. Once you get past 50 in a game that's when adrenaline takes over,' he said.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Mets: First basemen Ike Davis and Lucas Duda took at_bats in two separate Class-A games on Friday. Both are working their way back from injuries. Davis had sore calves and Duda a left hamstring strain. Davis was 1 for 3 with a double and two walks. Duda was 0 for 4 with a walk. Neither player ran the bases.

Marlins: Ed Lucas was supposed to be on the trip to Panama, but instead was grounded by a left hamstring injury. On Friday, he sat in the Marlins clubhouse with ice packs wrapped around his upper left leg. Lucas felt the injury when running the bases - and scoring from third on Jake Marisnick's two-run double in the fourth - during Miami's 4-2 road win over the Tigers on Thursday.

'It's very disappointing on multiple levels,' Lucas said. 'I was looking forward to the trip on a personal, non-baseball standpoint, but then even more so to knock down the lineup right when I'm feeling pretty good and feel I'm starting to play well.'

Lucas, hoping for a utility infield spot, is batting .318 (7 for 22) with a triple, home run and four RBIs this spring.

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 CLOSING LAS VEGAS LINE
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 NYM  +105   -165    
 MIA  -125   +140   
LAS VEGAS LINE MOVEMENTS

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 MLB HEAD TO HEAD
 Mar 10, 2014  Score  ATS Results 
 MIA 11 Cover: +100 
 NYM 1 Over: 12 
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 Sep 15, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 MIA 0 Under: 1 
 NYM 1 Cover: +100 
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 Sep 14, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 MIA 1 Under: 4 
 NYM 3 Cover: +101 
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 Sep 14, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 MIA 3 Cover: +116 
 NYM 0 Under: 3 
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 Sep 13, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 MIA 3 Under: 7 
 NYM 4 Cover: +100 
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 Aug 1, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 NYM 0 Under: 3 
 MIA 3 Cover: +150 
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 Jul 31, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 NYM 2 Under: 5 
 MIA 3 Cover: +100 
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 Jul 30, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 NYM 4 Cover: +118 
 MIA 2 Under: 6 
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 Jul 29, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 NYM 6 Cover: +120 
 MIA 5 Over: 11 
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 Jun 9, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 MIA 8 Cover: +180 
 NYM 4 Over: 12 
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 MLB RECAPS
 Friday, Mar 14
 
    Nationals at Tigers
1:05 PM EDT
    Red Sox at Blue Jays
1:05 PM EDT
    Rays at Braves
1:05 PM EDT
    Cardinals at Astros
1:05 PM EDT
    Phillies at Pirates
1:05 PM EDT
    Indians at White Sox
4:05 PM EDT
    Athletics at Royals
4:05 PM EDT
    Diamondbacks at Brewers
4:05 PM EDT
    Dodgers at Cubs
4:05 PM EDT
    Angels at Padres
4:05 PM EDT
    Mets at Marlins
7:05 PM EDT
    Rangers at Reds
10:05 PM EDT
 
 
 
  
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