Meet the Mets
Pitchers and catchers reported to camp at Port St. Lucie yesterday! Baseball is back even though we are still cold in the northeastern United States.
Marc Carig reported that Buddy Carlyle can opt out of his contract if he's not on the big league roster come Opening Day. The right-hander was a surprisingly useful bullpen piece in 2014.
Jon Niese says his throwing shoulder feels great and he's ready to compete with the young arms in camp.
The lefty also told the Post that he has confidence in Wilmer Flores, despite the supposed plan to play Ruben Tejada during Niese starts.
Wayne Randazzo is now your official WOR pregame and postgame host for Mets baseball in 2015.
Someone made a dress out of used Mets baseballs, but not in time for Valentine's Day.
Former Met Cliff Floyd has some fancy stained glass art in his house.
Baseball America's Top 100 Prospects list features seven Mets.
This date in Mets history: In 1989, they signed relief pitcher Don Aase. In 2003, they inked veteran slugger Tony Clark. That link is worth clicking on for a fun David Aardsma prophecy.
Around the National League East
Around the Majors
Commissioner Rob Manfred will announce some rule changes today that are designed to shorten the average length of game.
Bruce Bochy was admitted to an Arizona hospital due to heart discomfort. Fortunately, he is expected to be released today.
Grant Brisbee has five sneaky breakout candidates that will hopefully help me not lose my fantasy league.
Yesterday at Amazin' Avenue
Jeff took a break from his glamorous television career to record a two-hour prospect podcast.