Noah Syndergaard was dominant as the Mets (who featured a lineup that had just one potential starting position player) lost to the Astros, 8-7, in West Palm Beach on Monday afternoon.
Three things you should know about today's game...
1) Syndergaard tossed two perfect innings, reaching 100 MPH 11 times (including two pitches at 101 MPH). He also broke off a 92 MPH changeup >> CLICK HERE to read more about Syndergaard's outing.
2) Hansel Robles allowed four runs (including a home run on the first pitch he threw) on four hits while walking one and striking out two in one inning >> CLICK HERE to read why Robles shouldn't be a lock for the bullpen.
3) Gavin Cecchini, who bulked up during the offseason, hit a two-run homer and a double.
What's Next for the Mets...
The Mets host the Astros on Tuesday at 1:10 p.m. on SNY.
Steven Matz gets the start in his Spring Training debut.