A sixth-inning grand slam was unable to spark the Mets back from a six-run deficit Monday as New York fell 8-4 to the Miami Marlins at Citi Field. >> Box score
Seven Takeaways from Monday's game
1) Steven Matz put the Mets in an early hole Sunday night, giving up a solo home run to Jorge Alfaro in the top of the second inning. The early scoring continued on into the third frame when Jon Berti hit a two-out double out to left-center field and Miguel Rojas brought him home with a RBI-single.