1. Freddy Galvis (S) SS
2. Cesar Hernandez (S) 2B
3. Odubel Herrera (L) CF
4. Ryan Howard (L) 1B
5. Andres Blanco (S) 3B
6. Cedric Hunter (L) RF
7. Cameron Rupp (R) C
8. Emmanuel Burriss (S) LF
9. Jerad Eickhoff (R) P
SP: Jerad Eickhoff RHP (0-0, 0.00 ERA)
1. Curtis Granderson (L) RF
2. David Wright (R) 3B
3. Yoenis Cespedes (R) CF
4. Lucas Duda (L) 1B
5. Neil Walker (S) 2B
6. Michael Conforto (L) LF
7. Asdrubal Cabrera (S) SS
8. Travis d’Arnaud (R) C
9. Jacob deGrom (L) P
SP: Jacob deGrom RHP (0-0, 0.00 ERA)
Today’s game can be seen on SNY and MLB Network.
HOME OPENERS: The Mets are 34-20 (.630) in Home Openers, including 4-3 at Citi Field.
WRIGHT IN HOME OPENERS: David Wright has at least one hit in every home opener since making his first Opening Day roster in 2005…Wright is hitting .386 (17-44) in 11 home openers.
deGROM deOPENER: For the second straight season Jacob deGrom will start the Home Opener vs. the Phillies…Last year, deGrom fired 6.1 scoreless innings and picked up the win in a 2-0 victory over Philadelphia in the Home Opener on April 13.
FIRST TIME SINCE: The Mets will play the Phillies in their Home Opener for the second straight year…The last time the club played the same team in consecutive Home Openers was also vs. Philadelphia (2007-2008).
PHILLIES-METS NOTES: The Mets have won double-digit games vs. the Phillies the last four years, going 47-28 during that span. The Mets went 14-5 vs. the Phillies (8-1 at home) last year…The 14 wins were the most in team history in a single-season vs. the Phillies…New York had a franchise high-tying 10-game winning streak vs. the Phillies from May 9-August 31, 2015.
NEIL WALKER: Hit his first home run with the Mets on Tuesday, a two-run shot…Walker has 70 home runs since 2012, the most among NL second basemen.
WRIGHT ON THE BASES: Wright swiped two bases Tuesday in Kansas City…He had two stolen bases in 38 games last year…His last game with two stolen bases was June 25, 2013 at Chicago White Sox.
HOME OPENER DETAILS: Prior to today’s game, the Mets will raise the National League Pennant banner…Former NL Champions Rusty Staub (1973), John Franco (2000) and Edgardo Alfonzo (2000) will hoist the flag.
- Michael Conforto: .500 (4-8, 1 HR, 2 RBI)
- Yoenis Cespedes: .167 (1-6, 2 K)
- Curtis Granderson: .200 (1-5, 1 HR, 2 RBI)
- Wilmer Flores .167 (1-6, 1 K)