Posted September 15, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Miami Marlins had plenty of chances Sunday. They just wasted them all. The Marlins were hitless in 12 at-bats with runners in scoring position and squandered an impressive outing by Tom Koehler in a 1-0, 12-inning loss into the New York Mets. ''We had opportunities to score early in the game and we had opportunities in the ninth. That's the difference,'' manager Mike Redmond said. Slumping rookie Travis d'Arnaud hit a two-out single - only New York's seventh hit - in the 12th to give the Mets their third win in the four-game series. Miami lost for the eighth time in 10 games and at 55-94 needs to win eight of its final 13 to avoid a 100-loss season. Dillon Gee and Koehler took a pitchers' duel into the eighth inning before each team used five relievers to finish off the fifth extra-inning matchup this season between the NL East's worst teams. The starters had batters flummoxed into the eighth. Both mixed breaking balls that dipped into t...
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