PORT ST. LUCIE (CBSMiami/AP) — The Miami Marlins put their strong Spring Training record to the test on Tuesday when the team played two split squad games.READ MORE: NFL Player Malik McDowell Bonds Out Of Jail, Charged With Public Exposure, Aggravated Battery
Wearing a bright green cap along with his royal-blue-and-orange jersey on St. Patrick’s Day, Jacob deGrom allowed one hit in five scoreless innings Tuesday to help the New York Mets beat a Marlins’ split squad 6-4.
DeGrom, the 2014 NL Rookie of the Year, struck out six and walked none. He has struck out 12 and walked one in three spring training starts.READ MORE: Miami Weather: Cooler, Pleasant Weather Continues Through Thursday
Michael Morse hit his second home run, a two-run drive in the seventh, to give the Marlins a 3-1 lead. Jordany Valdespin had three hits for Miami
Marlins starter Brad Hand gave up two hits in four shutout innings.
Johnny Monell hit a three-run home run for the Mets, and prospect Kevin Plawecki hit a solo home run.MORE NEWS: Woman Struck, Killed By Train In Deerfield Beach
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