MIAMI – Newly acquired Alex Jackson hit his first career home run, Nick Neidert earned his first big league win and the Miami Marlins beat the NL East-leading New York Mets 5-4.
Isan Díaz also homered, Bryan De La Cruz had three hits and Lewis Brinson had two hits and scored twice for the last-place Marlins, who have won the first two of the four-game series.
Home plate umpire Stu Scheurwater ejected New York manager Luis Rojas before the bottom of the seventh.
New York has lost five of six and are 8-11 since the All-Star break.
The Mets were limited to five hits by Neidert and four relievers.