Mets Notes from Spring Training: 3/4

By Danny Abriano

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)…

  • Per the beat writers, Zack Wheeler is expected to toss a few bullpen sessions in the coming days.  If all goes well, he should be back in game action in about a week.

Feb 21, 2013; Port St Lucie, FL, USA; New York Mets center fielder Matt den Dekker (68) poses for a picture during photo day at Tradition Field. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

  • According to Marc Carig, Johan Santana is long tossing.  Santana threw from the mound yesterday.
  • The Mets host the Braves this afternoon at 1:10 PM in a game that will air on SNY.  Here’s today’s lineup:
  1. Matt den Dekker, CF
  2. Collin Cowgill, DH
  3. Ike Davis, 1B
  4. Marlon Byrd, RF
  5. Lucas Duda, LF
  6. Travis d’Arnaud, C
  7. Justin Turner, 2B
  8. Zach Lutz, 3B
  9. Ruben Tejada, SS

RHP Jeremy Hefner gets the start.  Rafael Montero, Bobby Parnell, Jeurys Familia, and Josh Edgin are also scheduled to pitch.

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