MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – Tonight marks the beginning of what should be a great NL East matchup.
The New York Mets own the best record in baseball and have already swept a series from the Miami Marlins this season.
It’s the Marlins, however, who are the hot team heading into this three-game series.
Miami goes for a sixth straight win Monday night while the Mets attempt to rebound from a sloppy loss.
New York (14-5) has won 12 of the past 15 meetings with the Marlins (8-11) after sweeping a four-game set at home from April 16-19.
That sweep was part of the Mets’ 11-game winning streak, which came to an end with Friday’s 6-1 loss at Yankee Stadium. After posting an 8-2 victory Saturday against their crosstown rivals, the Mets committed four errors in Sunday night’s 6-4 defeat.
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