SAN DIEGO, CA - MAY 5: Mark Buehrle #56 of the Miami Marlins pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on May 5, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)
The Miami Marlins have won eight of their last nine game,s and now they head to New York for a series with the division rival New York Mets.
The Miami Marlins have been on a roll lately, shaking off some early issues and playing some really good baseball. As a result they've won eight of their last nine games and the last three series. Can they keep that positive momentum going as they head to New York to face the Mets for a weekend series? The first game of the series will be on Friday, first pitch is scheduled for 7:10 pm, and you can find the game on Fox Sports Florida.
The Marlins will send Mark Buehrle to the mound, who will be looking to improve on his 2-4 record so far this year. The Mets will counter with Johan Santana, who is still looking to get back into his groove.
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