Tag: Spring Training

Mets, Marlins are similar, but which poses a bigger NL East threat?

Mets, Marlins are similar, but which poses a bigger NL East threat?

To many, the National League East – and possibly the World Series – is the Washington Nationals’ for the taking. The team was favorited to win its third division title in four years before it signed 2013 American League Cy Young award winner Max Scherzer. Now, the Nationals are projected to cosily win the the …

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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  

Rafael Montero to Debut in Binghamton

Rafael Montero to Debut in Binghamton

Rafael Montero made a name for himself this spring when he had an impressive showing against the Washington Nationals on March 24th and will officially see himself in the starting rotation at AA-Binghamton to begin the season according to Press Connects. Montero, 22, has emerged as one of the Mets’ top prospects behind the likes …

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Jonathon Niese Roughed Up By Venezuela

Jonathon Niese Roughed Up By Venezuela

Jonathon Niese was roughed up in this afternoon’s exhibition game against the All-Star casted Venezuelan WBC team. Venezuela, boasting a lineup that consists of Triple Crown Award winner Miguel Cabrera, 2011 National League Batting Champion Carlos Gonzalez, and All-Stars Elvis Andrus, Asdrubal Cabrera, and Pablo Sandoval, was able to shell Niese for six hits and …

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