PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Tommy Hanson threw two scoreless innings for Atlanta, but the New York Mets spoiled the last spring training opener for Braves manager Bobby Cox with a 4-2 victory Tuesday.
Jason Pridie, Jesus Feliciano and Ruben Tejada each drove in a run in the fifth inning for New York. The Mets scratched Jose Reyes and all of their regulars from the lineup when morning showers drenched the field.
Hanson allowed a leadoff single to Feliciano before retiring six straight batters. The right-hander went 11-4 with a 2.89 ERA last year as a rookie.
Cox has said he's going to retire after this season. He had to enjoy watching top Atlanta prospect Jason Heyward in this year's major league spring opener. Heyward walked twice and singled.