International Salami - Christian Petersen
Your Sunday morning dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links
Meet the Mets
The Mets beat the Astros 9-6 on Saturday, as Lucas Duda led the way with a very encouraging three hit day. Jeremy Hefner threw well for three innings, allowing just a hit. Today, the Mets head to Jupiter to take on the Cardinals as Shaun Marcum makes his second start of the spring. You can listen live on WFAN at 1:05.
Mets' radio broadcaster Josh Lewin had a health scare during the offseason after finding a tumor on one of his salivary glands.
Around the Majors
Canada defeated Mexico 10-3 but not before a wild brawl broke out on the field. Players threw punches and a few were ejected, including former Met Oliver Perez. Apparently, there will be no suspensions for involved players.
Former Mets' prospect Deolis Guerra, traded to Minnesota in the Johan Santana deal, was diagnosed with a blood clot in his pitching shoulder and will miss three months.
Yesterday At AA
The AA Community Prospects List is still going. Go vote for #26 now!
Brock Mahan looks back at March 9th in Mets' history.