Mets Notes from Spring Training: 2/26
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)…
- According to Terry Collins, Ruben Tejada (who missed yesterday’s game with a cramp in his right quad) will play tomorrow afternoon.
- Terry Collins is polling his players regarding David Wright‘s potential captaincy.
- Adam Rubin cites a scout who believes Matt den Dekker has the ability to be “Gold Glove-caliber” in Center Field.
- Andy Martino of the Daily News will be on WFAN with Joe Benigno at 11:45 AM.
Feb 23, 2013; Port St Lucie, FL, USA; New York Mets players line up during the national anthem before their spring training game against the Washington Nationals at Tradition Field. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports
- Matt den Dekker’s over the wall grab from last night checked in at number 3 on the top 10 plays on Sportscenter.
- The Mets travel to Jupiter today to take on the Marlins at 1:05 PM. Here’s the lineup:
- Jordany Valdespin, 2B
- Kirk Nieuwenhuis, CF
- Justin Turner, DH
- Mike Baxter, RF
- Zach Lutz, 1B
- Brian Bixler, 3B
- Landon Powell, C
- Juan Lagares, LF
- Omar Quintanilla, SS
RHP Jenrry Mejia gets the start.
Also scheduled to pitch for the Mets are Jeurys Familia, Scott Atchison, Josh Edgin, LaTroy Hawkins, and Cory Mazzoni.
The game will not be aired on SNY or WFAN. You can follow along via MLB Gameday.
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