Jacob deGrom tossed four innings, allowed one run, as the Mets collected nine hits and beat the Astros, 2-1, this afternoon at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches.
Three things to know about today's game
DeGrom allowed one run and three hits, while striking out six batters and walking just one, in four innings. He tossed hit 97 mph with his fastball, though he said after the game that he would like to be more effective by throwing with less velocity.
Addison Reed followed up a rough weekend appearance by tossing a scoreless inning in relief, during which he struck out two batters. Jerry Blevins and Josh Smoker also threw a scoreless inning in relief.
Yoenis Cespedes hit his fifth home run of the spring, while Curtis Granderson went 2-for-3 out of the leadoff spot.
What's next for the Mets?
The Mets will travel to Roger Dean Stadium to take on the Miami Marlins tomorrow afternoon. Matt Harvey will toe the rubber for New York and will be opposed by Justin Nicolino. First pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m.