11384896NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The New York Mets and the Flushing faithful got their first taste of home cooking Monday.
Officer Lauren Leggio sang the national anthem, there was a flyover by the NYPD Aviation Unit helicopters, and more than 150 officers unfurled a giant American flag in the outfield, CBS2’s Otis Livingston reported.READ MORE: NYPD Officer Wilbert Mora Remains In Grave Condition At NYU Langone
Then it was time to get down to business.
Reigning National League Rookie of the Year Jacob deGrom got the opener at Citi Field started in style, striking out the Philadelphia Phillies’ Ben Revere to lead off the game.
The Mets went on to win 2-0 in front of 43,000-plus.
The Mets went 3-3 on their season-opening road trip in Washington and Atlanta, but now have won two straight.