The Mets split the squad on Friday with one half hosting the Cardinals at 1:10 p.m. on SNY.
Pete Alonso is hitting .352 with four home runs and nine RBI this spring ... Travis d'Arnaud is the starting catcher and batting cleanup. ... Carlos Gomez is still searching for his first hit of the spring as he bats seventh in his third Grapefruit League game.
|Harrison Bader, CF||Jeff McNeil, 3B|
|Jose Martinez, RF||Pete Alonso, 1B|
|Paul Goldschmidt, 1B||Robinson Cano, 2B|
|Marcell Ozuna, LF||Travis d'Arnaud, C|
|Paul DeJong, SS||Amed Rosario, SS|
|Yadier Molina, C||Keon Broxton, CF|
|Kolten Wong, 2B||Carlos Gomez, LF|
|Tommy Edman, 3B||Rajai Davis, RF|
|John Gant, P||Ronny Mauricio, DH|
Who is starting for the Mets?
LHP Hector Santiago.
Santiago continues to compete for the Opening Day roster and enters the start with a 9.45 ERA and 12 strikeouts in 6.2 innings.
Who is starting for the Marlins?
RHP John Gant.
The other half of the Mets' split-squad roster plays the Houston Astros at 6:05 p.m. on Friday.