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2hJayson Stark

Why the Mets won't win the World Series

The Mets could very well be a favorite to win the World Series if it weren't for the constant injury issues to their pitching staff.

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Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Alineación de Mets contra Cardenales para último juego oficial de primavera en First Data Field. Jeurys Familia en la lista de relevistas disponibles.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Yoenis Céspedes: "Lagares just told me that his MRI showed no injury; we are hopeful that with treatment he'll be alright in a week or so."

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Yoenis Céspedes just told me that Juan Lagares told him that the MRI did not show any major injury.

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Cespedes sets priorities: World Series over MVP

New York Mets left fielder Yoenis Cespedes clarified on Monday that winning the MVP trophy is still a goal for him, but the team comes first and his main objective is to win the World Series.

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Jim Bowden

Buy into Robert Gsellman's impressive spring

The Mets' rotation is deep and strong, but Gsellman looks like he could end up with 30 starts and an ERA in the 3.00s if he stays healthy.

Jackson Alexander ESPN Editor 

Mets outfielder Juan Lagares left today's spring training game vs. the Braves with a left oblique strain, the team announced. Lagares departed after a third-inning groundout.

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Jackson Alexander ESPN Editor 

Bartolo Colon goes through pitcher fielding drills while Mets fans yell "We need you back!" and "Bartolo!" from the stands.

Jackson Alexander ESPN Editor 

At least one Mets fan here at Champion Stadium hasn't forgotten current Braves starter Bartolo Colon.

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Jackson Alexander ESPN Editor 

Everyone's favorite Brave, Bartolo Colon, gets warmed up before Saturday's spring training game against his former team, the Mets.

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Jackson Alexander ESPN Editor 

Manager Terry Collins said there's "a good chance" backup Rene Rivera -- not presumed starter Travis d'Arnaud -- will catch Noah Syndergaard on opening day. Syndergaard and d'Arnaud have struggled to control the running game.

Jackson Alexander ESPN Editor 

Mets ace Noah Syndergaard looked very good in six innings of work vs. the Astros today. He allowed one run, four hits, zero walks and struck out five. Only blemish was allowing four Houston steals, an issue that has plagued him in the past.

Jackson Alexander ESPN Editor 

Another beautiful day in Port St. Lucie. Mets vs. Astros with New York ace Noah Syndergaard on the hill.

Jackson Alexander ESPN Editor 

All three apparel shops at First Data Field have been sold out of Tim Tebow shirts/jerseys for weeks. Another batch was ordered at some point but hasn't arrived.

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Jackson Alexander ESPN Editor 

Yes, that is $110 million Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes turning double plays at second base. He also took reps at third and looked smooth, with the exception of one early drop.

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BBTN: Which MLB stories will play out as advertised?

A classic story of the introduction of Rangers manager Jeff Banister and pitching coach Doug Brocail follows Buster Olney's conversation with Karl Ravech and Justin Havens about which MLB stories will play out as advertised and more. Plus, Richard Griffin with some "Inside Heat" on the Blue Jays.

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Jackson Alexander ESPN Editor 

Mets relievers Jeurys Familia, Rafael Montero and Josh Smoker go through a lively fielding drill before Friday's spring training game vs. the Astros.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs671Tied-25th
Batting Average.24625th
On Base Percentage.31623rd
Slugging Percentage.41716th
Earned Run Average3.583rd
Quality Starts87Tied-5th
WHIP1.278th
BAA.25411th

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