at Lakeland, Fla.
Sunday, March 11 Mets at the plate: Lastings Milledge hit a leadoff single and scored on Ruben Gotay's double to open the scoring in a three-run first inning. Fernando Martinez had three hits, including a ground-rule double, and Sandy Alomar Jr. added an RBI groundout. Tigers at the plate: Former Mets player Timo Perez singled and scored in the fourth inning before hitting a solo home run in the sixth. Kody Kirkland added an RBI double.
The Mets visit Viera on Monday to face the Nationals in a 1:05 p.m. ET contest. Chan Ho Park, Billy Wagner, Aaron Heilman and Jon Adkins are scheduled to pitch for New York.
Jason Beck is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.