Houston Astros (8-3-1) vs. New York Mets (4-7-1)
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 • 1:10 p.m.
First Data Field • Port St. Lucie, FL
RHP Collin McHugh (1-0, 7.36) vs. LHP Jason Vargas (0-0, 4.50)
After defeating the Detroit Tigers on Monday, the Mets will look to keep their success rolling against the defending World Series champions.
- Brandon Nimmo (L) CF
- Yoenis Cespedes (R) LF
- Adrian Gonzalez (L) 1B
- Jay Bruce (L) RF
- Todd Frazier (R) 3B
- Asdrubal Cabrera (S) 2B
- Wilmer Flores (R) DH
- Travis d’Arnaud (R) C
- Ty Kelly (S) SS
- George Springer (R) DH
- Jake Marisnick (R) CF
- Alex Bregman (R) 3B
- Tyler White (R) 2B
- Derek Fisher (L) LF
- J.D. Davis (R) 1B
- Tim Federowicz (R) C
- Kyle Tucker (L) RF
- Jack Mayfield (R) SS
RHP Seth Lugo, RHP Hansel Robles, RHP Jamie Callahan, RHP Tyler Bashlor and RHP Kevin McGowan are also scheduled to pitch this afternoon.
According to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, Amed Rosario says he still feels “a little something” in his left knee. He’ll meet with a Mets doctor today for a reevaluation, because he experienced discomfort trying to run on it yesterday.
Todd Frazier will bat fifth and play third base today vs. Houston. He hit his first homer of the spring in his last game vs. Washington, and is 4-for-14 (.286) through six Grapefruit League games.
Jay Bruce is batting fourth and playing right field against the Astros this afternoon. He clubbed his first
Grapefruit League home run last time out vs. Washington on Sunday. He is 3-for-8 this spring with two extra-base hits and two RBI.