The New York Mets were defeated by the Houston Astros on Friday afternoon. The game took place at First Data Field in Port St. Lucie, Florida and the final score was 2-0. Noah Syndergaard started for the Mets and he pitched well. Jose Reyes had two hits to lead the offense.
Syndergaard pitched six innings giving up four hits and a run with no walks and five strikeouts. He lost his first game of the spring. Fernando Salas pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits, Jerry Blevins pitched to two batters and retired them both and Addison Reed pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout. Jeurys Familia pitched a perfect inning.
Reyes had two hits, Curtis Granderson had a hit and John Mora Jr. had a hit. Lucas Duda drew a walk, Wilmer Flores had a hit and Travis d’Arnaud drew a walk. Rene Rivera drew a walk, the Mets were 1-5 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. Granderson was caught stealing, Rivera and Flores each committed an error and Mora had an outfield assist.
In the fifth Reid Brignac hit an RBI single to give the Astros a 1-0 lead and in the eighth J.D. Davis hit a solo homerun to make it 2-0 and that was the final score.