Jon Niese's MRI came back clean after he suggested that his arm "felt dead." It turned out to be some minor weakness in his scapula, which he told reporters was his own fault, since he used a very specific workout plan during the offseason.
David Wright suggested that he likes Sandy Alderson's 90-win prediction, saying that 90 wins is a "great start."
Adam Rubin suggests that Eric Young may sit through the weekend.
Tom Gamboa is expected to be named the Brooklyn Cyclones manager. Gamboa is also remembered for an incident in Chicago when he was attacked, on field, by two men on drugs. Also, just a general reminder that NY-Penn League baseball is great, and be sure to support your hometown team!
Around the Majors
Ryan Braun returned from his suspension yesterday, and managed to homer in his first at bat after being heckled by the crowd.
Dave Cameron talks about Mike Trout's value, and why $50 million isn't ridiculous.
Friend of the program Eno Sarris held a chat yesterday, where he covered a range of topics.
Yesterday at AA
Chris McShane continued to bring us all the news from Port St. Lucie, as AA takes over Mets spring training. Chris spoke with Mets scouting director Tommy Tanous on Dom Smith, and spoke with Mets data guru T.J. Barra, who will soon be printing spreadsheets with Dom Smith's name on them.
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