Garrett Cooper’s 2-run HR in 9th sends Marlins over Mets 3-1

Garrett Cooper of the Miami Marlins celebrates as he runs the bases after hitting a two run walk off homerun in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeat the New York Mets by score of 3 -1 at loanDepot park on May 22, 2021 in Miami, Florida. (Mark Brown, 2021 Getty Images)

MIAMI – Garrett Cooper hit a two-out, two-run walk-off homer in the ninth inning, and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 3-1.

Cooper’s fifth homer of the year came on a 3-2 pitch from Drew Smith.

Mets center fielder Johneshwy Fargas made a leaping snow-cone catch to rob Jesús Aguilar of an extra-base hit to start the ninth.

Brian Anderson singled with two out, and Cooper homered on a 90-mph cutter down the middle.

The Mets’ Dominic Smith tied the game at 1 with a two-out RBI single in the eighth.

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