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Sights and sounds from Port Saint Lucie

Sights and sounds from Port Saint Lucie

Following a rain-shortened Saturday, the New York Mets returned outside to take cuts against pitchers for the first time this spring. Michael Cuddyer, Curtis Granderson, Daniel Murphy and David Wright -“The core four, or whatever”, according to Matt Harvey, is sticking together in camp. The group alternates taking batting practice, and did so against farmhands …

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Around Citi live from Port Saint Lucie

Around Citi live from Port Saint Lucie

The New York Mets will return outdoors this morning following a rain-shortened Saturday. The club will begin workouts at 10:00 a.m., and we will be providing live photo and video coverage. Follow along with Around Citi’s Josh Chapdelaine on Twitter and Instagram for live updates. Tweets by @JoshChapdelaine  

New York Mets pitchers impress during indoor sessions

New York Mets pitchers impress during indoor sessions

A torrential rain this morning halted outdoor workouts for New York Mets players on picture day. Pitchers briefly made their way to Practice Field 2 shortly after 10:00 a.m. to warm-up before Zack Wheeler, Dillon Gee, Bartolo Colon and Rafael Montero threw indoor bullpen sessions. “Whoa, baby, I liked that one,” exclaimed Mets manager Terry …

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Kevin Long, Curtis Granderson going ‘back to the blueprint’

Kevin Long, Curtis Granderson going ‘back to the blueprint’

New York Mets hitting coach Kevin Long this morning told the media that he and Curtis Granderson will go, “back to the blueprint,” that made the outfielder a dynamic power threat with the New York Yankees. Curtis Granderson spent four years with the Yankees, hitting .245/.335/.495, averaging 29 home runs per season. However, after hitting …

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Collins: Den Dekker and Nieuwenhuis will battle for outfield spot

Collins: Den Dekker and Nieuwenhuis will battle for outfield spot

The New York Mets roster will be comprised of the organizations best 25 players, Terry Collins told the media Friday afternoon. That means the battle to determine the team’s fifth outfielder between Matt den Dekker and Kirk Nieuwenhuis should theoretically be based on skill; however, Nieuwenhuis is out of minor league options and will need …

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Harvey-mania is running wild in Port Saint Lucie

Harvey-mania is running wild in Port Saint Lucie

Harvey-mania is running wild. After ESPN yesterday announced an E:60 special will air on April 4, a media blitz followed the New York Mets ace to his first bullpen session of the spring. Following brief warm-ups, Harvey threw an array of pitches -including his slider- to what he dubbed the team’s “core four” of David Wright, …

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Alderson: The Mets need to figure out how to beat the Nationals

Alderson: The Mets need to figure out how to beat the Nationals

When New York Mets GM Sandy Alderson spoke to the media Friday morning at Tradition Field, he addressed one of the team’s biggest faults: It can’t be the Washington Nationals. The Mets lost 15 of 19 games against the Nationals in 2014, but finished the season with winning records against every other NL East team (34-23 …

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Sandy Alderson expects Matt Harvey to pitch throughout season, playoffs

Sandy Alderson expects Matt Harvey to pitch throughout season, playoffs

Sandy Alderson told the media Friday during a press conference at Tradition Field that he expects Matt Harvey will be able to pitch throughout the regular season and playoffs, if the Mets qualify. “95 percent of Harvey’s program from now to the end of the regular season should be normal and routine.” Alderson told reporters. …

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Ahead of MiLB antitrust lawsuit, ex-Mets farmhands discuss experiences

Ahead of MiLB antitrust lawsuit, ex-Mets farmhands discuss experiences

Though playing professional baseball is a dream shared by millions of children, being paid poverty level wages is not. On Dec. 5, 2014, former minor leaguer Sergio Miranda filed a formal complaint against the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball. Miranda, a seven year minor league veteran, is leading the charge against minor league baseball …

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