Drew Smyly pitched three scoreless innings and struck out three in the Detroit Tigers’ 3-2 loss to the New York Mets on Saturday. Smyly, who is returning to the Tigers rotation after going 6-0 last season while pitching in 63 games out of the bullpen, walked one batter in his third start of the spring. ”He wasn’t as sharp as he’s been, but he can’t be lights out every time,” Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said. ”He threw his change-up well and he’s coming into shape.” Non-Roster outfielder Matt Clark outfielder had a two-run, pinch-hit double in the ninth inning to give the Mets their only lead of the game.
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