first_imgNEW YORK  — Kevin Plawecki grounded a tiebreaking, two-run single through a drawn-in infield in the seventh inning, and the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 Wednesday to stop a four-game losing streak.Logan Verrett, starting in place of injured pitcher Jacob deGrom, allowed three hits in six shutout innings, and Hansel Robles and Jerry Blevins (1-0) combined to escape a bases-loaded, no-outs jam in the seventh.Miami’s Adam Conley struck out a career-high nine in six scoreless innings, but Dustin McGowan (0-1) faltered in the bottom half. Wilmer Flores singled, took second on a wild pitch and third on Asdrubal Cabrera’s single. McGowan retired Juan Lagares on a comebacker, but Plawecki singled just past the outstretched glove of shortstop Miguel Rojas for his first hit this season.RONALD BLUM, AP Baseball WriterTweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img

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