Pinch hitter Dominic Smith broke a tie in the seventh inning with an RBI single and the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 Thursday night for their fifth straight victory.

Marlins leading hitter Miguel Rojas and his Mets counterpart Jonathan Villar each scored on the first pitch they’ve seen, the first time this has happened in a major league game since at least 1985, according to the Athletic Bureau. of Elias.


Elias statisticians could not go further with certainty because previous records of the number of steps are not accurate.

Francisco Lindor doubled a point for the Mets and scored from a ball by starter Sandy Alcantara (8-13). New York won all three games ended this week against the Marlins in last place to cap a tumultuous homestand, including a resumption of a suspended top of the first on April 11.

The teams rained on Wednesday night, a day after Mets interim general manager Zack Scott was arrested for drinking and driving, hours after attending a fundraiser at the team owner’s home. , Steve Cohen.