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Saltalamacchia homers off Wheeler in Marlins’ win


JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Jarrod Saltalamacchia homered off Zack Wheeler, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 1-0 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night.

Saltalamacchia’s second homer of the spring – in the second inning – for his new team was the first run against Wheeler in Grapefruit League games. Saltalamacchia also singled to center in the fourth.

Brian Bogusevic also singled off of Wheeler with a line drive to right field in the third. Wheeler walked one and struck out two in 4 2-3 innings.

Marlins starter Tom Koehler gave up three hits an struck out five in five innings.