March 8, 2013; Lakeland, FL, USA; New York Mets right fielder Mike Baxter (23) is congratulated by right fielder Andrew Brown (77) after he scored a run during the fourth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Joker Marchant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Mets Notes from Spring Training: 3/14


News and notes will be emerging throughout the day.  This post will be updated as new pieces of information come in (newest at the top)…

He loved talking about baseball and was just a great guy.  I think in the outside world he was considered legendary and things like that, but I think the guys who knew him and played for him, he was more.  He was just selfless and really put the lives of the kids that he had first.  I think that’s why he was around forever.  It meant everything to him. It’s definitely a sad day.

  • Adam Rubin of ESPN will be chatting with fans today at 12 PM.  To follow along and/or submit questions, head here.
  • The Mets host the Tigers today at 1:10 PM.  The game can be seen on SNY and heard on WFAN 660 AM/101.9 FM.  Here’s the Mets’ lineup:
  1. Jordany Valdespin, LF
  2. Justin Turner, 2B
  3. Ike Davis, 1B
  4. Marlon Byrd, DH
  5. Mike Baxter, RF
  6. Zach Lutz, 3B
  7. Anth0ny Recker, C
  8. Matt den Dekker, CF
  9. Ruben Tejada, SS

RHP Dillon Gee gets the start.  Also expected to pitch are Josh Edgin, LaTroy Hawkins, Pedro Feliciano, and Greg Burke.

 

 

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