The Mets (6-8-1) visit the Boston Red Sox (6-8) at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Fla. On Saturday at 1:05 p.m.
Amed Rosario continues to sit out as he recovers from being hit in the hand while Luis Guillorme gets the start at shortstop on Saturday. Brandon Nimmo (2-for-15) looks to get things going at the plate, batting leadoff, while Pete Alonso aims to continue his hot spring - hitting .409/.458/.818 with two home runs and five RBI in 24 plate appearances.
|Brandon Nimmo, CF||Andrew Benintendi, LF|
|Keon Broxton, LF||Mookie Betts, CF|
|Danny Espinosa, 2B||Rafael Devers, 3B|
|Pete Alonso, 1B||J.D. Martinez, RF|
|J.D. Davis, 3B||Xander Bogaerts, SS|
|Tomas Nido, C||Mitch Moreland, 1B|
|Rymer Liriano, DH||Dustin Pedroia, 2B|
|Luis Guillorme, SS||Blake Swihart, C|
|Rajai Davis, RF||Christian Vazquez, DH|
Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Zack Wheeler.
Wheeler will make his third start this spring. Through 2.2 innings this spring, Wheeler has allowed five runs - three earned - on five hits, two walks while striking out two.
Who is starting for the Red Sox?
LHP Eduardo Rodriguez.
The Mets host the Cardinals on Sunday at First Data Field in Port St. Lucie at 1:10 p.m.