Final: Cubs 5 – Mets 1

Paul Sewald

New York Mets Paul Sewald throws a bullpen during spring training at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Tuesday, March 1, 2016. (Gordon Donovan)

The Chicago Cubs defeated the New York Mets this evening in Las Vegas by the final score of 5-1. For a full boxscore recap follow the link below…,game_tab=box,game_state=Wrapup

Game Notes:

  • Lucas Duda was 3-4 with a double, and an RBI single.
  • David Wright was 1-4 with a run scored.
  • Kevin Plawecki was 2-3, with 2 base hits.
  • Las Vegas native Paul Sewald received the start and pitched solid 3 innings, allowing no runs, on 1 hit, with 1 walk, and 3 strikeouts.
  • Chase Bradford was charged with the loss, allowing 3 runs (1 earned) over 3 hits in 1.1 innings pitched.
  • Erik Goeddel allowed a run on 2 hits, with a walk and a strikeout in an inning of work.
  • Jim Henderson pitched a scoreless inning only allowing a hit, with one strikeout.
  • The Mets winless streak has increased to 14 games.
  • The Mets have scored only 2 runs in their last 33 innings.


  • The Mets conclude their spring schedule with one more game against the Chicago Cubs in Las Vegas tomorrow afternoon. First pitch is scheduled for 4:05 pm et and can be seen on WGN or if you have a subscription.
  • Steven Matz will start the final game of the spring for the Mets, against Cubs right-hander Jason Hammel.

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