Listed here are some nuggets from Mets’ spring coaching on Friday:
A Scher’ Factor
Max Scherzer fired seven scoreless innings through which he allowed 4 hits and one stroll with eight strikeouts within the Mets’ 2-0 victory over the Astros in West Palm Seaside, Fla.
Scherzer’s ERA this spring dropped to 0.77.
Tommy Pham acquired an abrasion on his chin diving into third base, however remained within the recreation after he was examined by the coach. Buck Showalter stated the shortage of rain on the Treasure Coast has left taking part in surfaces onerous — and will have contributed to Brandon Nimmo’s knee and ankle sprain sliding into second base the earlier evening.
Caught my eye
Mark Vientos began at third base and made a powerful backhanded cease and throw for an out earlier than coming to the plate the subsequent inning and delivering a double towards Framber Valdez.
David Peterson and Tylor Megill will mix in a piggyback begin towards the Cardinals in Port St. Lucie.