Steven Matz allowed five runs in 1 + inning during his Grapefruit League debut as the Mets lost to the Astros, 8-2, on Tuesday afternoon in Port St. Lucie.
Three things you should know about today's game...
1) Matz retired the side in order in the first inning, but ran into trouble in the second before exiting without recording an out >> CLICK HERE to read more about his start
2) Anthony Swarzak left the game in the third inning due to a left calf injury >> CLICK HERE to read more
3) Jay Bruce made his Grapefruit League debut and went 1-for-2 with an RBI.
What's Next for the Mets...
The Mets travel to face the Braves on Wednesday at 1:05 p.m.
Matt Harvey will start for the Mets, with Zack Wheeler entering after. Tyler Bashlor, P.J. Conlon, Jacob Rhame, and Paul Sewald are also scheduled to pitch.