Jacob Turner pitched seven scoreless innings in his season debut and Marcell Ozuna had three hits to help the Miami Marlins halt a nine-game losing streak with a 5-1 win over the New York Mets on Friday night.
Pinch-hitter Jordan Brown hit a two-run double, and Ed Lucas and Jeff Mathis each drove home a run in the pivotal seventh as the Marlins won for the third time in 19 games.
After sweeping four Subway Series games from the New York Yankees, the Mets had their longest winning streak of the season snapped at five.
Recalled from Triple-A New Orleans before the game, Turner (1-0) allowed five hits and walked one while striking out three. He was 3-4 with a 4.47 ERA in 10 starts with New Orleans before the promotion.
Shaun Marcum (0-6) allowed four runs and seven hits in 6 2-3 innings, becoming the first Mets pitcher to open a season with six consecutive losses since Mike Pelfrey went 0-7 in 2007. The right-hander struck out a career-high 12 over seven strong innings in a no-deci...