Lindor, Mets hammer Marlins’ López 9-3 for sweep

Francisco Lindor of the New York Mets hits a double during the first inning against the Miami Marlins at loanDepot park on July 31, 2022 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Eric Espada/Getty Images) (Eric Espada, 2022 Getty Images)

MIAMI – Francisco Lindor had three hits and the New York Mets pounded trade deadline target Pablo López, beating the Miami Marlins 9-3 Sunday to sweep their three-game series.

Jeff McNeil singled twice and doubled, and Mark Canha also had three hits for the NL East leaders, who won their sixth straight and finished with a season-high 19 hits — 12 of them against López.

Lindor went 7 for 11, doubled twice and homered during the weekend series.

He has hit safely in 18 of 19 games.

New York starter Taijuan Walker gave up three runs in 5 2/3 innings.

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