Mets beat Marlins behind Rich Hill

NEW YORK – Michael Conforto hit a pair of RBI singles, had a double and made a spectacular catch in what may have been his last game at Citi Field for the New York Mets, who beat the New York Mets 12-3 on Thursday night. Miami Marlins.

The Mets’ Pete Alonso hit two home runs for a total of 37 homers this season, including 12 at Citi Field. He hit his second homer to Venezuelan catcher Sandy Leon who climbed the mound in the eighth, in which the Mets scored six touchdowns to the Marlins.

León was relieved one episode after Francisco Lindor of Puerto Rico hit Luis Madero for his fourth career grand slam and his ninth home run in September.

Dominican manager Luis Rojas, now nearing the conclusion of New York’s first disappointing campaign under new owner Steven Cohen, may have also coached in his last home game.

New York finished 47-34 at Citi Field and traveled to Atlanta 29-49 on the road. The Mets close out with a losing record for the fourth time in five seasons.

Mets President Sandy Alderson is about to hire a new baseball operations chief. Under these circumstances, Rojas, Conforto and right-hander Noah Syndergaard face uncertain futures.

Brian McCann ended a 16-0 drought by hitting Sean Guenther (0-1) with a two-run double for the lead on a four-touchdown offense in the fourth inning. Rich Hill (7-8) won the Mets victory.

For the Marlins, Venezuelans Miguel Rojas 4-0 and Luis Madero 1-0. The Dominicans Jesús Sánchez 2-1; Bryan De la Cruz of 2-1; Lewin Diaz 4-0; Magneuris Sierra 4-1 and Edward Cabrera 1-0.

For the Mets, Puerto Ricans Francisco Lindor 4-1, one scored, four RBIs, and Javier Báez 4-0, one scored. Jonathan Villar 3-1, two runs, one RBI.