The Mets wrapped up Spring Training by defeating the Orioles Monday afternoon, 9-7. >> Box score
Five things to know about Monday's game...
1) Making one last bid to win the first-base job over Pete Alonso, Dominic Smith hit a game-winning, three-run homer in the top of the ninth inning with two outs to give the Mets a two-run lead. Smith, who was the DH, finishes the spring with a .321 average, .831 OPS, two homers and 12 RBI.
2) Jeff McNeil hit his fourth home run of the spring, a solo shot in the fifth inning. McNeil tied with Alonso for the second-most homers on the team in Spring Training, one behind Michael Conforto.
3) Alonso hit second as the Mets rolled out a lineup of regulars in their final tune-up before Opening Day. In the fourth inning with no outs and runners on first and second, Alonso made two bunt attempts and popped the second one up to the catcher. He went 0-for-3 with a walk and a run scored. He finishes the spring with a .352 average, four homers, 11 RBI and a 1.007 OPS.
4) Zack Wheeler had a tough go of it in his final spring start, allowing five runs (three home runs) in three innings while giving up five hits, two walks and striking out two.
5) Robinson Cano finished a strong spring by going 3-for-4 with a double, and Wilson Ramos went 1-for-2 with a double and a run scored. Cano hit .441 in Spring Training while Ramos hit .351.
The Mets will hold a workout at Syracuse University on Tuesday before heading to Washington to take on the Nationals Thursday on Opening Day.