Jacob deGrom made his spring debut and Yoenis Cespedes hit his third homer, but the Mets fell to the Astros, 5-2, in Port St. Lucie on Sunday afternoon.
Things you should know about today's game...
1) Jacob deGrom struck out the side in the first inning and completed 2 2/3 innings in his first start of the spring. He struck out four batters and allowed two runs on two hits.
2) Kevin Plawecki went 2-for-3 and Jay Bruce and Brandon Nimmo each had doubles for the Mets.
3) Jason Vargas allowed a run on four hits in four innings and struck out five batters.
What's Next for the Mets...
The Mets will face the Astros and Nationals in split squad games on Tuesday. The Mets will host the Astros in St. Lucie at 1:10 p.m. before a road matchup against the Nationals at 7:05 p.m.