Florida Marlins defeat New York Mets, 3-1

With five rookies on their roster - Ruben Tejada, Ryota Igarashi, Hisanori Takahashi, Jonathan Niese and Jenrry Mejia - the Mets started the season with more rookies than any other team in baseball (and are, therefore, in dire need of adult chaperones for road trips this season). The Cubs, Tigers and Angels have four rookies apiece while the Yankees are the only major league team without a rookie on their roster.

Four of the Mets' rookies saw action in Thursday night's ...