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Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links.
Meet the Mets
The Mets had an off day on Tuesday but they did play a B team scrimmage against the Marlins that saw Shaun Marcum, Pedro Feliciano, and LaTroy Hawkins throw. Adam Rubin has some more info on Feliciano's outing.
Andy Martino says that it sounds like Johan Santana is likely going to start the year on the disabled list. Meanwhile, Jenrry Mejia is headed back to New York for some tests related to his physical. It hasn't been a good spring for Mejia thus far.
Toby Hyde has an interview with the very enthusiastic Gavin Cecchini, the team's 2012 first round draft pick.
The Mets would like to have another team join them in Port St. Lucie in the near future.
Mike Piazza opened up about his relationship with the Mets organization.
Around the Majors
At Fangraphs, Dave Cameron asks whether longer PED suspensions are actually a deterrent.
Yesterday At AA
Matthew Callan teaches us about the meaning of the all important spring training statistics (HINT: they're probably not very important).
David Moseder looks back at March 6th in Mets' history.