QUEENS — Starling Marte is rounding into form and it couldn’t come a moment too soon for the Mets.
The veteran right-fielder put together his best offensive game of the season during the first game of Sunday’s doubleheader against the Cleveland Guardians, going 3-for-4 with a stolen base and an eighth-inning, game-winning, two-run home run off reliever Trevor Stephan in a 5-4 Mets triumph.
“I was just looking for a pitch that I could drive as a hit,” Marte said of the four-seam fastball from Morgan that he took the other way over the right-field wall through a translator. “And it went out.”
New York Mets’ Starling Marte (6) celebrates after
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