Lakeland, FL (Sports Network) - Jon Niese pitched a one-hit shutout over 4
2/3 innings, as the New York Mets shut down the Detroit Tigers, 11-0, in
spring training action.
Ike Davis and Matthew den Dekker each had two RBI apiece for the Mets, who
clubbed 15 hits as a team. Jordany Valdespin, Brian Bixler and Brandon Hicks
each contributed solo homers in the victory.
Matt Tuiasosopo was 2-for-3 with a double for the Tigers, who managed just
five hits. Justin Verlander struggled in the setback, allowing five runs over
4 1/3 innings.
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