Rick Porcello gets the ball once again as the Mets face the Astros on Tuesday at 1:05 p.m.
The Mets are still awaiting word on Michael Conforto, who returned to New York for further evaluation after receiving an MRI in Port St. Lucie. The veteran suffered a side injury on Saturday during a game.
|Brandon Nimmo, CF||Myles Straw, CF|
|Robinson Cano, 2B||Jose Altuve, 2B|
|J.D. Davis, LF||Alex Bregman, DH|
|Wilson Ramos, DH||Kyle Tucker, RF|
|Dominic Smith, 1B||Yuli Gurriel, 1B|
|Eduardo Nunez, 3B||Carlos Correa, SS|
|Rene Rivera, C||Garrett Stubbs, C|
|Ryan Cordell, RF||Ronnie Dawson, LF|
|Andres Gimenez, SS||Alex De Goti, 3B|
Who is pitching for the Mets?
Porcello, who has been solid in his three outings thus far. Over six innings, he's allowed just one run on six hits while striking out seven and walking none to the tune of a 1.50 ERA.
Who is pitching for the Astros?
LHP Framber Valdez, who has yet to allow a run in 6.2 innings this spring (three games). He's allowed just three hits and has struck out nine hitters. He also has three walks on his stat line.
The Mets return to Port St. Lucie to take on the Cardinals at 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday.