Of the two, I'd go the week of February 27. It's the best time to see everyone on the team, as they are engaged in organized workouts on the back fields at Digital Domain Park. Most of the players spend a tremendous amount of time signing autographs, posing for pictures, and talking with fans (typically after workouts conclude).
Pitchers and catchers will report to Spring Training in Port St. Lucie on February 20, with the first workout scheduled for February 22. Position players will report on February 25 with the first full-squad workout scheduled for February 27. Workouts begin between 8:30 - 9:00 am and typically run until around 12:00 pm. Workouts are free of charge to attend.
I'm excited to watch Lucas Duda as well. He has tremendous power, he has the ability to hit to all fields, and has a major presence in the batters box. I think his progress will depend a lot on his confidence. Both Duda and Terry Collins have talked a lot about that over the last year and when Duda has struggled, he’s stated he needs to build that confidence. He appeared to grow in that regard as the season went on, as he appeared to let his natural talent take over as he began to believe in himself. Hopefully he has maintained that confidence, as the thought of a David Wright/Ike Davis/Lucas Duda trio in the middle-of-the-order can be both dominating and entertaining going forward.
I don't believe the park has been changed specifically for David Wright. In November, Sandy Alderson basically said the object of these changes is to make the park fairer for everyone, and it just so happens the most significant change (the Mo' Zone and right-centerfield field) plays into Wright's natural strength. I think the changes in general will help Ike Davis, Lucas Duda, and Jason Bay as well, but they're also designed to generally make the park less intimidating so hitters don't try and do too much, which has often been the case at Citi Field.
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