David Wright, Michael Cuddyer and John Mayberry Jr. homered Saturday as the New York Mets beat the split-squad Washington Nationals 13-4.
The fact that players paid to work out with Barwis has brought attention to the program, but Clark sees no problem.
The New York Mets are hosting the families of slain New York City Police Department officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu this weekend.
While so many eyes focus on A-Rod and his journey through comeback-land in Tampa, something interesting is fermenting across the state. The Mets are showing signs of becoming a real baseball team.
David Wright isn’t about to apologize for getting on the Mets’ pitching prospect. But he is sorry for how it all went down.
David Wright might be a laid-back captain, but he’s in no mood for nonsense this spring. And he showed that on Tuesday.
As the third baseman tries to help lead the Mets to the postseason, he’s already part of a winning team as a partner with MISSION Athletecare, the leading brand in thermoregulation.
Matt Harvey drew an ovation from the crowd of 100-150 fans and high-fives from teammates after stepping off the mound Friday.
Terry Collins expects the Mets to be a playoff team, but he’s letting his players know that they should be doing their talking on the field.
This is a guy who went to the postseason six times in nine years with the Twins, and he strongly believes that the Mets are built for the postseason — if they can get there.
The “thing” is presumably the NL East, which the Mets haven’t won since their last trip to the postseason in 2006.
For all of the statistical analysis used in baseball today, David Wright sees things very simply: “There’s no question in my mind, if I do what I’m capable of doing, we’re a better offense.”
The Mets are getting better with each passing year, and with most of their key players healthy they figure to have a decent shot at a playoff spot in 2015. But they are certainly not without their question marks.
“We’ve got players with the potential to improve us by 10 games, which is what we need,” Alderson said.
Late in his career, Cuddyer is coming east after stints in Minnesota and Colorado. He’s coming closer to home because he believes the Mets can win this year.