Fortes’ HR with 2 outs in bottom of 9th gives Miami win over Mets

Miami Marlins' Nick Fortes hits a walk-off solo home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Sunday, June 26, 2022, in Miami. The Marlins won 3-2. At left is New York Mets catcher James McCann. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) (Lynne Sladky, Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

MIAMI – Rookie Nick Fortes hit a solo home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 3-2.

Fortes drove an 0-1 pitch from reliever Adam Ottavino into the left field seats as Miami avoided a three-game sweep by the NL East leaders.

Miami reliever Tanner Scott walked J.D. Davis to lead off the ninth.

Davis advanced on a wild pitch and reached third on Luis Guillorme’s one-out groundout.

Scott struck out James McCann to end the Mets threat.

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