deGrom took the mound against Stephen Strasburg at FITTEAM Ballpark of The Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, Florida and gave up two earned runs in his go against the D.C. Nationals.
The Mets Ace went 3.0 innings while giving up two runs, both of which were earned. He also walked two and gave up a home run to Nationals left fielder Adam Eaton. deGrom struck out four and his Spring Training ERA is a modest 3.86 as of March 7th.
deGrom gave up his first run in the bottom of the first as veteran third baseman Ryan Zimmerman launched a sacrifice fly to centerfielder Keon Broxton to give the Nationals the early lead.
Adam Eaton then homered to left field in the bottom of the third to put the Nationals up by two runs.
The Nationals are currently leading the Mets 4-1 in the 7th.