Brian Erni and Michael Baron of MetsBlog.com bring the play-by-play as young guns Josh Edgin and Rafael Montero throw live batting practice:
In today’s video diary, MetsBlog’s Matthew Cerrone and Vinny Cartiglia spend the day at Mets camp tracking outfielders Marlon Byrd, Andrew Brown, and Collin Cowgill:
MetsBlog’s Matthew Cerrone and Vinny Cartiglia check out the outfield competition and other moments from the team’s first full workout at Mets spring training today…
Here, Michael Baron of MetsBlog and SNY.tv talked one on one with Brandon Lyon about:
-Why he chose the Mets, and playing with childhood friend John Buck.
-His improved curveball.
-His thoughts on closing.
-His role in this year’s bullpen.
Here is today’s Spring Training Diary, hosted by MetsBlog’s Matthew Cerrone, which follows Johan Santana through his workout and bullpen session.
Here, Michael Baron of MetsBlog and SNY.tv talked one-on-one with OF Collin Cowgill about:
-The opportunity in this camp for a right-handed hitting outfielder.
-His hitting style…going for the gaps.
-His speed and “Lenny-style” play
Here’s is today’s Spring Training Diary, hosted by MetsBlog’s Michael Baron, featuring footage of the Mets in another rain-shortened workout, and pitchers take the field and throw simulated at bats during their bullpen sessions:
Michael Baron of MetsBlog and SNY.tv talks one-on-one with Matt Harvey about:
-What he worked on in his first bullpen session.
-How he’s developing communication with new catchers, specifically John Buck in this session.
-The difference between last year’s camp and his standing this year.
-What he learned after his call up last season: big leaguers can hit and he can’t afford to pitch behind in the count.
To see Baron’s entire chat with Harvey, watch this:
Video: Travis d’Arnaud talks to SNY’s Mets Hot Stove
Here’s is today’s Spring Training Diary, hosted by MetsBlog’s Michael Baron, featuring footage of the Mets in a rain-shortened workout, Dillon Gee and Bobby Parnell throwing, Matt Harvey’s bullpen session with John Buck, and action at the indoor batting cages…
Earlier this week, Frank Francisco announced that he has been temporarily shut down because of swelling in his elbow.
Terry Collins later said Bobby Parnell will take over for Francisco as the team’s closer, in the event Francisco is not ready for Opening Day.
Yesterday, MetsBlog’s Michael Baron talked one on one with Parnell, who said:
- He will prepare the same way he always does for the regular season.
- His presence on the mound has improved over the last few years.
- His knuckle curve has helped make his fastball more effective.
- He can compete with just these two pitches.
- In regards to his beard, “I just wanted to rock it down here for a little bit, or until it starts to get warmer.”
To see Baron’s entire talk with Parnell, watch this: