Jason Vargas made his Mets debut during Thursday afternoon's 3-2 loss to the Marlins at First Data Field.
Five things you should know about today's game...
1) Vargas allowed three hits in two innings while walking none and striking out one.
2) Yoenis Cespedes (shoulder) returned to the lineup as the DH and went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts.
3) Jay Bruce played the field for the first time this spring and went 1-for-1 with a double.
4) Kevin Plawecki went 2-for-2 with a single and double.
5) Seth Lugo allowed one run on two hits while walking none and striking out three in three innings.
What's Next for the Mets...
The Mets' split squad will host the Nationals at 1:10 p.m. on Friday and travel to play the Astros at 6:05 p.m.
Against the Nationals, Rafael Montero gets the start, with Jacob Rhame, Hansel Robles, Matt Purke,Drew Smith, and Marcos Molina also scheduled to pitch.
Against the Astros, Robert Gsellman gets the start, with Corey Oswalt, Jamie Callahan, Tyler Bashlor, Kevin McGowan, and Gerson Bautista also scheduled to pitch.
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