MMO Game Thread: Mets vs. Astros, 1:10 PM

RHP Gerrit Cole (1-0, 1.04) vs. RHP Noah Syndergaard (0-1, 1.08)
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 • FIRST DATA FIELD • PORT ST. LUCIE, FL • 1:10 p.m. ET

The Mets will square off against the reigning World Series champion Houston Astros this afternoon at First Data Field. Noah Syndergaard gets the ball for the Mets and is opposed by Gerrit Cole.

Mets Lineup

  1. Brandon Nimmo (L) CF
  2. Jay Bruce (L) RF
  3. Adrian Gonzalez (L) 1B
  4. Travis d’Arnaud (R) C
  5. Jose Reyes (S) SS
  6. Phillip Evans (R) LF
  7. Tim Tebow (L) DH
  8. Gavin Cecchini (R) 2B
  9. Luis Guillorme (L) 3B

Astros Lineup

  1. George Springer (R) CF
  2. Josh Reddick (L) LF
  3. Jose Altuve (R) 2B
  4. Carlos Correa (R) SS
  5. Evan Gattis (R) DH
  6. A.J. Reed (L) 1B
  7. J.D. Davis (R) 3B
  8. Tim Federowicz (R) C
  9. Jake Marisnick (R) RF


The Mets will play two games today. In addition to their matinee matchup with Houston, they will also play the Washington Nationals away with the game being streamed on MLB Network at 7 p.m.

Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes was scratched from this afternoon’s lineup with a sore wrist. The outfielder hit a home run Sunday against Houston.

David Wright was reexamined Monday by back specialist Dr. Robert Watkins in Los Angeles. His shoulder and lower back issues persist, the Mets say, and he will refrain from baseball activity for another eight weeks.

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