In case you missed it, and weekend review…
The Mets played four split-squad games this past weekend, tying and winning once and losing twice >> Read More on MetsBlog.
Ike Davis (calf) and Lucas Duda (hamstring) got at bats as DH in minor-league games this past weekend. Terry Collins said he hopes to see Duda in a Grapefruit League early this week, with Davis not far behind >> Read more in the Star-Ledger.
Jon Niese is scheduled to have another MRI and exam in Manhattan on Monday. He left Sunday’s game with elbow discomfort. He had an MRI on his shoulder earlier this spring >> Read More on MetsBlog.
Mets RHP prospect Rafael Montero could end up part of the Opening Day bullpen, Terry Collins said Sunday >> Read More on MetsBlog.
There is speculation the Tigers may aggressively pursue free-agent SS Stephen Drew, now that their shortstop, Jose Iglesias, may miss most of 2014 with shin injury >> Read more at MLB Trade Rumors. Drew’s agent, Scott Boras, said recently that he and the Mets have talked, but Drew is still seeking a multi-year deal.
The Mets and Mariners have not had substantive talks regarding SS Nick Franklin, though they’ve been scouting him most of the spring >> Read more on MetsBlog.