Listed here are some notable nuggets that occurred throughout Mets’ spring coaching motion on Sunday:
Tomas Nido cleared the right-field fence within the second inning for the primary of three homers hit by the Mets of their 7-3 exhibition victory over the Cardinals in Port St. Lucie. The blast was the primary within the Grapefruit League for Nido, who additionally homered final week in opposition to Carlos Carrasco in an intrasquad recreation.
After a gradual begin, Pete Alonso doubled and singled for his finest recreation this spring. The primary baseman is 3-for-16 (.188) within the Grapefruit League.
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Jake Mangum improved to 3-for-9 (.333) this spring with a single off the bench. A day earlier the outfielder impressed along with his protection, sprinting towards the right-field nook to steal successful.
The Mets will maintain an intrasquad recreation earlier than returning to Grapefruit League motion on Tuesday in Jupiter, Fla., in opposition to the Marlins.