Life and DeathIn Newsday, Anthony Rieber checks in with Las Vegas 51s Pitching Coach Frank Viola who lost both parents in a 26-day span in February and March. Of going to work and the ballpark, Viola said,
"This is my home away from home. It always has been. If there was ever a time where I just needed relief or release of something, it was the ballpark. This has been the saving grace for me over the last month."RHP Greg Peavey and his wife Ashley welcomed a son, Graydon Maddox Peavey.
Off-DayWhat did the Mets minor leaguers do on their off-day? Same stuff you'd want to do if you went to Florida: had breakfast with friends, golfed, went to the beach, got out on the boat, and swam with dolphins.