St. Lucie 10, Fort Myers 5
Aderlin Rodriguez went 3-for-5 with a home run and four RBIs as the Mets defeated the host Fort Myers Miracle 10-5 on Saturday at Hammond Stadium.
The Mets avoided the sweep and were able to salvage the final game of a three-game series.
The Mets trailed 3-0 entering the second inning as Miracle third baseman Miguel Sano hit a three-run homer to right off Mets starter Robert Gsellman in the first.
The Mets answered back as they loaded the bases in the second with no outs. Cam Maron ripped a bases clearing three-run double to center to tie the score.
Rodriguez hit a solo home run to right in the third to give the Mets a 4-3 lead.
Dustin Lawley had a sacrifice fly RBI and Rodriguez added an RBI single in the fifth to extend the Mets lead to 6-3.
Lawley added an RBI double in the seventh to make it 7-3. Travis Taijeron launched his second home run of the season to right in the eighth.
Rodriguez had a two-run double to center in the ninth to help the Mets pu...