Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/15/14
NEW YORK -- A night after New York Mets manager Terry Collins implied his team quit, he said he was wrong to think so, and his team showed a little more life while picking up a rare win at Citi Field. The Mets scored five runs in the first two innings -- more than they had scored at home in a single game in more than a month -- and went on to a 7-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Friday night. Scott Hairston homered, tripled and drove in three runs and Ike Davis later followed with his own homer for the Mets, who won just their fifth game at home since the All-Star break. Jon Niese (12-9) allowed three runs on seven hits in 6 1/3 innings and two relievers shut out the Marlins the rest of the way. Rookie Jacobs Turner (1-3) gave up six runs (three earned) on eight hits in five innings. Donovan Solano had two hits and two RBI for the Marlins, also got an RBI single from Austin Kearns. Whether the Mets were affected by Collins' ploy is uncertain, but they started off strong as ...
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