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Even though Friday's game was rained out, Miami and the New York Mets still played 30 innings of baseball this weekend in the Big Apple. On Saturday, the Marlins won 2-1 in 20 innings in the longest game played since Citi Field opened in 2009 and one that matched the longest ever in Marlins' franchise history. The Saturday marathon included 15 straight scoreless innings, from the 5th through the 19th, 561 total pitches and saw the Mets go 0-for-19 with runners in scoring position, setting a new team record for the worst performance in that situation. Miami needed half the innings to beat the Mets again on Sunday, this time scoring four in the top of the 10th to secure a 8-4 victory and the two-game sweep on the road. While Saturday's game lasted 6 hours and 25 minutes, Sunday's affair took only 3:35. A total of 894 pitches were thrown by the two teams on Saturday and Sunday. This marked the first time in 24 years that teams played a game of 20 innings or more, then went extras again the next day, according to STATS. The Marlins also became the first team since the Angels in 1982 to win consecutive games that went exactly 20 innings and then 10.
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