Kemp goes deep in loss to Mets
Mays allows two runs, while fanning five, in four innings
METS 13, DODGERS 2
at Vero Beach, Fla.
Thursday, March 29
Dodgers at the plate: Matt Kemp hit a leadoff home run in the second inning. The run in the third inning was driven in by James Loney on a sacrifice fly.
Mets on the mound: John Maine allowed five hits, a walk, two runs and struck out four in six innings.
Dodgers on the mound: Starter Joe Mays allowed six hits and a walk in four innings. Wesley Wright allowed four runs in two-thirds of an inning. And Casey Hoorelbeke gave up six runs in 1 1/3 innings.Grapefruit League records: Mets 11-20-1; Dodgers 16-14. Up next: The Mets end their home Spring Training schedule Friday, when they play the Marlins at 1:10 p.m. ET. The bullpen is scheduled to handle all of the pitching, with Scott Schoeneweis, Pedro Feliciano, Billy Wagner and Aaron Heilman on call. Neither team has named a starter.
The Dodgers play the Angels in the first game of the Freeway Series on Friday at Dodger Stadium at 7:40 p.m. PT.
Marty Noble is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.