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Dee Gordon has big day for Marlins in 8-6 loss to Mets
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Dee Gordon has big day for Marlins in 8-6 loss to Mets

Published Mar. 15, 2016 10:26 p.m. ET

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Dee Gordon went 3 for 3 with a triple and scored twice for the Miami Marlins in their 8-6 loss to the New York Mets on Tuesday.

Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard made his second start of the spring and gave up five hits in 3 2-3 innings. He struck out three, including Giancarlo Stanton, and was charged with two runs - one earned.

Travis d'Arnaud hit a three-run double to right-center for New York.

Gordon entered with three hits all spring and doubled that total in one afternoon. The All-Star second baseman flashed his speed more than once, stealing a base for the first time in Grapefruit League play and legging out an infield single.

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Gordon led the National League in batting average (.333), hits (205) and steals (58) last season.

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