Rafael Montero went five scoreless innings in his first Grapefruit League start, but Juan Lagares had to leave in the third with an oblique strain as the Mets defeated Atlanta 3-0 in Kissimmee, Fla., Saturday.
Three things you should know about today's game...
1) Rafael Montero allowed five hits with a walk and a strikeout in 61 pitches his outing.
2) Michael Conforto hit his fourth spring home run in the first, after Juan Lagares tripled and scored on a passed ball. Conforto also had a hit and his hitting .346 this spring.
3) Lagares left in the third with a left oblique strain after running out a foul ball that just missed being a double and a grounder.What's next for the Mets
What's next for Mets
Matt Harvey gets the start when the Mets host the Braves Sunday at 1:10 p.m (WPIX-TV11).