Spring Training Game 2: Preview & Game Thread

Ryan Dunsmore

The Astros send Bud Norris to the mound in their Home opener.

The Astros come off an impressive 8-3 win over Phillies. Robbie Grossman and Marwin Gonzalez will be looking to build of their two hits game each, bother are starting today. Norris will face right-hander Matt Harvey. Harvey is looking to take over as the top man in the New York rotation. The No. 7 pick in the 2010 draft, finishing 2012 with a 2.73 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, and 70 strikeouts in 59.1 innings. The Mets will be running out a split-squad, New York will also be facing the Cardinals in Jupiter, Florida today. Projected starters, Jose Altuve, Carlos Pena, and Jason Castro will get their first starts today for the Astros. Brett Wallace and Rick Ankiel will be looking to make impression with their first starts as well after not making the trip for yesterday's game.

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New York Mets at Houston, 12:05 PM CT

Radio: KBME 790 AM

Pitching Matchup

RHP Matt Harvey (3-5, 2.73 ERA in 2012) vs. RHP Bud Norris (7-13, 4.65 ERA in 2012)


Mets Lineup (Split-Squad)

1. Jordany Valdespin, 2B

2. Collin Cowgill, CF

3. Lucas Duda, DH

4. Andrew Brown, RF

5. Travis d'Arnaud, C

6. Jamie Hoffmann, LF

7. Zach Lutz, 3B

8. Omar Quintanilla, SS

9. Josh Satin, 1B

Mets Pitchers

Matt Harvey, Jeremy Hefner, Aaron Laffey, Scott Atchison, Josh EdginAstros Lineup


Astros Lineup

1. Marwin Gonzalez, SS

2. Jose Altuve, 2B

3. Carlos Pena, 1B

4. Brett Wallace, DH

5. Rick Ankiel, RF

6. Jason Castro, C

7. Fernando Martinez, LF

8. Matt Dominguez, 3B

9. Robbie Grossman, CF

Astros Pitchers

Bud Norris, Jose Veras, Brad Peacock, Wesley Wright, Rhiner Cruz, Sergio Escalona, Josh Fields

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