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New York at Florida

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N.Y. Mets (2-1) «03101510213171
Florida (1-2)000000000060

Mets 13, Marlins 0

CBSSports.com wire reports
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MIAMI -- With three-time Cy Young Award winner Pedro Martinez heading to the 15-day disabled list, the New York Mets know they'll need someone to step up. On Wednesday night, the hitters did their part.

Ryan Church and David Wright each homered, Carlos Beltran had three doubles and the New York Mets pounded out 17 hits in a 13-0 rout of the Florida Marlins.

Church had three hits and drove in three runs, and every Mets starting position player had at least one hit and scored at least once.

Martinez was placed on the 15-day disabled list because of a left hamstring strain before the game. He is expected to miss four-to-six weeks.

"We're going to miss Pete," Mets shortstop Jose Reyes said. "But we have good talent here. We have to continue playing like we did tonight."

Andrew Miller took the loss, giving up five runs and eight hits over 4 1/3 innings in his Marlins debut. Miller was acquired from Detroit in the offseason.

The Mets jumped on Miller to take a 3-0 lead in the second, highlighted by Church's two-run homer.

"I threw a breaking ball right down the middle to him and he did what he was supposed to do with it," Miller said. "That was a pretty poor effort on my part. Not what I wanted to do tonight."

Church said his home run came on a slider.

"He did me a little favor because those first two fastballs were already in the catcher's glove by the time I swung," Church said. "I was just able to stay on that pitch."

Oliver Perez allowed five hits over six scoreless innings to pick up a win in his season debut. Nelson Figueroa, whose contract was purchased from Triple-A New Orleans prior to the game to replace Martinez, pitched a perfect inning. Pedro Feliciano and Billy Wagner finished up the six-hitter.

It was the largest shutout deficit at home in the history of the Marlins franchise.

"It was an important win because we won the series and have an off day tomorrow," said Perez, who likely will start the Mets home opener April 8th because of Martinez's absence. "I have to be ready to play. We have five days to get stronger."

Wright's three-run homer off Lee Gardner capped a five-run sixth inning.

"It was a great, great game for everybody," Mets manager Willie Randolph said. "The guys swung the bats a little bit."

Beltran appeared to hit a two-run home run off relief pitcher Matt Lindstrom in the fifth. The ball appeared to clear the right-field wall and bounce off a railing and back onto the field. It was initially ruled a home run by third base umpire Jeff Kellogg. The umpires discussed it and crew chief Rick Reed ruled it a ground-rule double. It drove in Wright to make the score 5-0.

"It's funny, the guy closer to the ball saw it as a home run and then the other guys overruled him, which I don't understand," Randolph said. "They were furthest from the play."

As it turned out, it didn't make much difference.

"That's a pretty good lineup they run at you," Marlins manager Fredi Gonzlez said. "When you give them pitches to hit they're going to put some damage on you."

Notes

Florida's Robert Andino, who hit a 10th-inning walk off homer in Tuesday's 5-4 win over the Mets, quickly left the locker room after the game because of a text message from his wife that an intruder was attempting to enter their Miami home. He downplayed the incident before Wednesday's game. "Everything is okay, nothing really serious," he said. ... Wright extended his hit streak to 20 games, dating back to Sept. 19, 2007. ... The Marlins previous worst shutout loss at Dolphin Stadium was a 12-0 loss to Houston on July 15, 2006.

 
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Players of the Game
New York

O. Perez
IP 6.0
H 5
ER 0
BB 1
K 8
New York

D. Wright
AB 5
R 2
H 3
HR 1
RBI 3
 
New York Mets
Jose Reyes, SS3112100 .333
    Damion Easley, SS1000000 .000
Luis Castillo, 2B5120012 .333
David Wright, 3B5233001 .462
Carlos Beltran, CF4231000 .417
    Endy Chavez, CF1000000 .000
Carlos Delgado, 1B5221012 .250
    Billy Wagner, P0000000 .000
Angel Pagan, LF4221112 .400
Ryan Church, RF5233001 .385
Brian Schneider, C2112210 .400
Oliver Perez, P2000021 .000
   a- Brady Clark, PH1000001 .000
    Nelson Figueroa, P0000000 .000
    Pedro Feliciano, P0000000 .000
   b- Marlon Anderson, PH-1B1000001 .333
Totals3913171346  
a-grounded into a double play for Perez in the 7th
b-flied out for Feliciano in the 9th
Batting
2B - Jose Reyes (1, Gardner), David Wright (3, Miller), Carlos Beltran 3 (5, Miller, Miller, Lindstrom), Angel Pagan (2, Miller)
HR - David Wright (1, Gardner), Ryan Church (1, Miller)
SF - Brian Schneider (1)
SH - Oliver Perez (1)
RBI - Jose Reyes 2 (4), David Wright 3 (6), Carlos Beltran (1), Carlos Delgado (1), Angel Pagan (4), Ryan Church 3 (4), Brian Schneider 2 (3)
2-OUT RBI - Angel Pagan (1)
Team LOB - 5
Fielding
Outfield Assists - Ryan Church 1
DP - Perez-Castillo-Delgado, Castillo-Easley-Delgado
E - Luis Castillo (1, Throwing)
New York Mets
Oliver Perez (W,1-0) 6500180 0.00
Nelson Figueroa 1000010 0.00
Pedro Feliciano 1100000 0.00
Billy Wagner 1000010 0.00
Pitches-Strikes - Oliver Perez 93-59, Nelson Figueroa 11-6, Pedro Feliciano 10-5, Billy Wagner 12-9
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Oliver Perez 4-4, Pedro Feliciano 1-1, Billy Wagner 1-1
Batters Faced - Oliver Perez 22, Nelson Figueroa 3, Pedro Feliciano 3, Billy Wagner 3
Florida Marlins
Hanley Ramirez, SS3020012 .375
    Justin Miller, P0000000 .000
   a- Alfredo Amezaga, PH1000001 .600
    Kevin Gregg, P0000000 .000
Dan Uggla, 2B4000021 .250
Mike Jacobs, 1B4010030 .091
Josh Willingham, LF4010011 .154
Jorge Cantu, 3B3000011 .167
Cody Ross, CF3010000 .111
Brett Carroll, RF3000000 .000
Paul Hoover, C3010011 .333
Andrew Miller, P1000010 .000
    Matt Lindstrom, P0000000 .000
   b- Jason Wood, PH0000100 .000
    Lee Gardner, P0000000 .000
    Taylor Tankersley, P0000000 .000
    Robert Andino, SS1000001 .500
Totals30060110  
a-grounded into a double play for Miller in the 8th
b-walked for Lindstrom in the 5th
Fielding
Outfield Assists - Cody Ross 1
DP - H. Ramirez-Uggla-Jacobs, Cantu-Uggla-Jacobs
Florida Marlins
Andrew Miller (L,0-1) 4.1855261 10.38
Matt Lindstrom 0.2100000 0.00
Lee Gardner 1455101 22.50
Taylor Tankersley 1211000 5.40
Justin Miller 1000000 0.00
Kevin Gregg 1222100 9.00
WP - Matt Lindstrom (2), Kevin Gregg (1)
Pitches-Strikes - Andrew Miller 90-50, Matt Lindstrom 10-4, Lee Gardner 22-11, Taylor Tankersley 18-13, Justin Miller 8-5, Kevin Gregg 26-12
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Andrew Miller 3-2, Matt Lindstrom 1-1, Lee Gardner 2-1, Taylor Tankersley 2-0, Justin Miller 1-2, Kevin Gregg 1-2
Batters Faced - Andrew Miller 21, Matt Lindstrom 3, Lee Gardner 8, Taylor Tankersley 4, Justin Miller 3, Kevin Gregg 6
Game Information
Attendance - 13720
Game Time - 2:55
Temperature - 79
Umpires - Home - Mark Wegner, First Base - Chad Fairchild, Second Base - Rick Reed, Third Base - Jeff Kellogg