New York Mets manager, TERRY COLLINS, and Philadelphia Phillies manager, PETE MACKANIN, review the ground rules with chief umpire prior to the Mets Home Opener at CitiField. The Mets went on to win 7-2.
In his first home opener for the Mets, left fielder MICHAEL CONFORTO, hits an RBI double in the sixth inning. CONFORTO also hit a 2-run single in the seventh inning, leading the Mets to a 7-2 home opener victory.
In his first home game with the Mets after being acquired from Pittsburgh, NEIL WALKER, hits a tiebreaking single in the sixth inning. WALKER went 2 for 4, driving in 2 runs and leading the Mets to a 7-2 home opener victory.
New York Mets starting pitcher, JACOB deGROM, throws his first pitch of the Met’s home opener to Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Freddy Galvis at CitiFIELD. deGROM maintained his focus on the mound wth his wife expecting a baby any moment. Leaving the game with a sore lat in his back after 6 innings, deGROM yielded one run on only 5 hits, with 6 strike outs and no walks. The Mets went on to win 7-2.
Philadelphia Phillies second baseman, CESAR HERNANDEZ, is tagged out by New York Mets shortstop ASDRUBAL CABRERA while attempting to steal second base in the first inning of the Mets home opener due to an excellent throw by Mets catcher Travis d’ Arnaud. The Mets went on to win 7-2.