Florida Marlins defeat New York Mets, 13-4
Tobi Stoner spent his first big-league spring training inactive.
Thursday night, he finally faced major-league hitters.
Stoner tossed a scoreless sixth inning in his debut, although the Mets lost, 13-4, and were swept by the Marlins in Flushing for the first time since 2004.
The 24-year-old rookie retired Florida's Nick Johnson on a comebacker to launch his career. Stoner then sent a wildly swinging Hanley Ramirez to a knee when he fooled the NL's leading hitter on a...