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Today, the Houston Astros will travel to Port St.Lucie to face Jacob deGrom and the Mets. deGrom will be making his first spring start due to a back issue that’s affected his status for Opening Day.
In the second meeting between the Mets and the Yankees yesterday, the Yanks were victorious once again.
With only two strikeouts, Matt Harvey clearly showed that he’ll never return to his 2013 form. He still managed to hold the Yankees to five runs over 4 2/3 innings, with most of the damage coming from the Yankees’ first three batters, Brett Gardner, Aaron Judge, and Giancarlo Stanton.
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James Wagner of the New York Times looked into the impact that the Mets’ new director of performance, Jim Cavallini, has had on the Mets’ clubhouse.
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With this signing, the Twins look like the leader for first AL Wild Card. If they can avoid injuries, they may be able to compete with the Indians for the AL Central crown.
Highly-regarded talent Luis Robert will miss the next ten weeks because of a thumb sprain that he suffered while sliding into second base in Wednesday’s contest. Signed out of Cuba for 26 million dollars last May, Robert was slashing .300/.417/.600 this spring.
The Royals made their deal with Mike Moustakas official. “Moose” must be relieved that his free-agency is over as Bob Nightengale of The USA Today reports that the Royals’ proposal was the only offer he received this winter.
Major League Baseball has suspended Royals outfielder Jorge Bonifacio for 80 games after he failed a drug test.
Cardinals ace Carlos Martinez will pitch Opening Day against the Mets.
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Nationals manager Dave Martinez is clearly a player’s manager as shown yesterday when he had each player practice their walk-off celebration.
Practice makes perfect. pic.twitter.com/TD1aI2oZQj
— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) March 10, 2018
Jose Urena was selected to be the Marlins’ Opening Day starter against the Chicago Cubs.
MLB Network’s “30 clubs in 30 days” feature headed over to Clearwater, Florida, the Phillies spring training site.
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John Sheridan asks every MMO editor for their favorite meal at Citi Field.
On this Date In Mets History
1962: The Mets get their first win of any kind in franchise history, defeating the Cardinals by a score of 4-3.