Max Scherzer pitches seven scoreless innings in Mets win
Listed here are some nuggets from the Mets’ spring coaching on Friday:
A Scher Factor
Max Scherzer pitched seven scoreless innings permitting 4 hits and one stroll with eight strikeouts within the Mets’ 2-0 win over the Astros in West Palm Seashore, Florida.
Scherzer’s ERA this spring dipped to 0.77.
Tommy Pham suffered an abrasion on his chin whereas diving to 3rd base, however remained within the sport after being examined by the coach. Buck Showalter mentioned the dearth of rain on the Treasure Coast has left taking part in surfaces laborious, and should have contributed to Brandon Nimmo’s sprained knee and ankle sliding into second base the evening earlier than.
He caught my consideration
Mark Vientos began at third base and made a formidable backhand cease and throw for one out earlier than coming to the plate the following inning and hitting a double off Framber Valdez.
David Peterson and Tylor Megill will mix in a piggyback begin in opposition to the Cardinals in Port St. Lucie.