The Mets traveled to Jupiter and were defeated by the Marlins 10-7 this afternoon at Roger Dean Stadium. The loss dropped the Mets’ spring record to 8-10.
John Lannan tossed 3.1 innings, giving up five runs on eight hits, a home run and only struck out one batter. Lannan was behind every batter and had a hard time getting ahead of the hitters. The one highlight of his day was the strike out of Giancarlo Stanton, but other than that, he saw his ERA balloon to 4.76 on the spring.
Jose Valverde followed Lannan and threw 1.2 innings and struck out two batters,.
Scott Rice tossed just two-thirds of an inning and was charged with two runs on two hits after Gonzalez Germen allowed two inherited runners to score off a three-run bomb by Stanton.
Ruben Tejada went 1 for 3 with two strikeouts and has a .120 Spring batting average.
Anthony Seratelli, played right field today and will most likely make the Opening Day roster as the Mets new super sub; he went 2 for 4 with a run scored and one RBI.
Coming up: The Mets return home to Port St. Lucie on Tuesday to take on the Detroit Tigers at Tradition Field, with first pitch at 1:10 pm.
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