Posted September 30, 2012 on AP on Fox
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The New York Mets have won seven straight over the Miami Marlins, and have not lost when they have faced Josh Johnson this year. Johnson has received very little support all season heading into his final start of 2012 on Monday night in Miami. New York (73-86) is completing its fourth straight fourth-place finish in the NL East while Miami (67-92) is capping its third consecutive losing campaign and worst since the 1999 Marlins went 64-98. These clubs split their first eight meetings before the Mets took the last seven by outscoring the Marlins 33-13. Three of those victories were by 20-game winner R.A. Dickey, who is set to pitch Tuesday. New York doesn't have a great history against Johnson (8-14, 3.81 ERA), but has won all three games against him this year. The right-hander is 0-1 with a 2.18 ERA in those outings, receiving five total runs of support from one of the majors' worst offenses. Johnson's 2.92 run support average is baseball's lowest mark. He'...
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