MLB Teams Honor School Shooting Victims With Special Caps In First Spring Training GamesTeams had the option of wearing the caps, which are black with "SD" in block letters, during the games or only during warmups.
Coleman: As Mets Open Grapefruit League Play, Callaway Has His List Of Things To Work On ReadyThe Mets will play their first exhibition game Friday, hosting the Atlanta Braves at First Data Field.
Coleman: Wheeler's Still A Starter For Now, As Callaway Announces Mets Rotation For First 3 Spring GamesZack Wheeler may eventually be headed to the Mets' bullpen when the regular season rolls around on March 29, but he'll start the first exhibition game this spring when the Mets host the Atlanta Braves on Friday in Port St. Lucie.
LISTEN: Bobby Ojeda Says Matt Harvey Is FixableWFAN's "The Afternoon Drive" posed that question to former Mets pitcher Bobby Ojeda on Wednesday. Ojeda said he believes there is hope for Harvey.
Coleman: Following Shoulder Surgery, Conforto Eager To Return To FieldThe Mets center fielder's timetable to return remains fluid, and there is still a May 1 target date that he hopes to beat but that also could be pushed back depending on his progress.
Keidel: Admit It, You Want To See Tebow With Big-League Mets, TooThe NFL was just better when Tebow was a part of it. Likewise, MLB in general and the Mets in particular will be more watchable and likable if Tebow makes the squad.
Coleman: Mets' Cespedes Turns To Yoga, Sets Sights Again On MVPYoenis Cespedes has a goal: to get back to the MVP-type season he promised last year but fell way short of because of injuries.
Palladino: Signing Of Jason Vargas Was Mets’ Better-Than-Nothing MoveGeneral manager Sandy Alderson saw just as clearly as anybody that sticking with Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard, Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler and Steven Matz would be tantamount to playing Russian roulette with the disabled list.
Mets' Wright Says He'll Give His 'Best Shot' To Play This YearThe 35-year-old captain calls his health the "biggest hurdle."
LISTEN: 'Afternoon Drive' Discusses Whether Mets' Wheeler Should Be Frustrated About Vargas SigningZack Wheeler seemed somewhat annoyed when asked by reporters Friday about the Mets signing left-hander Jason Vargas.
Coleman: Mets Spice Up Rotation Competition By Adding VargasIt was really a tale of two seasons for him. He was outstanding in the first half, pitching to a 2.22 ERA over the first 101 innings. But he had a 6.66 ERA over his final 16 starts.
Reports: Mets Reach Agreement On 2-Year Deal With Lefty VargasThe Mets are on the verge of adding some rotation depth after agreeing to a reported two-year contract with left-hander Jason Vargas on Friday.