Port St. Lucie Florida
Jonathan Niese was sharp on Wednesday in Jupiter as the Mets shutout the Marlins 7-0. Niese was a little anxious to get going before his first spring start, but he delivered two solid innings, striking out 2 while walking one. Niese was pretty happy with his performance.
Matthew Cerrone of MetsBlog.com on SNY joined me to talk about what he has seen so far in Port St. Lucie at Mets camp and what we can expect from the Mets this season.
“I’m the same person,” the Mets manager said Monday. “I told them, `I care. I care about what we do here. I care about how we prepare, and if things don’t go well, if things are not going the way I want them to be done, I’m going to address it.”
New manager Terry Collins made his initial remarks to the full team on Monday morning, then the Mets took the field for their first full-squad workout of the spring.
Free-agent pitcher Jason Isringhausen threw a bullpen session at the Mets training complex in St. Lucie in front of Mets assistant GM JP Ricciardi and team staff.