Wheeler falters in return, Chen helps Marlins beat Mets 7-2

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    As weeks of rehabilitation turned into months and then years, Zack Wheeler kept thinking about what his return from Tommy John surgery would be like.

    Fantasy didn't translate into reality.

    "Absolutely not," Wheeler said after lasting just four innings in his first big league game in three years. "I wanted to come out here and dominate today, just sort of put my foot down that I'm back and I belong here."

    Derek Dietrich hit a go-ahead, two-run triple in a three-run second inning and Christian Yelich had a two-run homer in the third, powering the Miami Marlins over the New York Mets 7-2 on Friday night.

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