Mets pitchers and catchers officially reported to Tradition Field yesterday. The group will do light training and conduct physicals Monday before returning for their first official workout on Tuesday.
Also on Monday, Terry Collins will hold his first Spring Training Press Conference at 11:30 am ET, which will air live on SNY.
The majority of the team's position players are already in camp. However, they are not required to do so until Feb. 17, since the roster's first official full-squad workout isn't until Feb. 19...
In case you missed it this past weekend...
Mets GM Sandy Alderson said his 2017 roster could be his best Mets team yet, mostly due to the depth and potential of his starting rotation, he told Steve Serby of the New York Post >> Read more.
Feb 6, 2017; Port St. Lucie: DeGrom looks on during the first day of practice at Tradition Field (USA TODAY Sports)
Matt Harvey is in terrific shape and ready to get back to work in 2017, Alderson added >> Read more.
"He's in good spirits, he's been working hard and has been throwing," Alderson explained.
Similarly, Noah Syndergaard told reporters that, while he is one of five aces on the roster, he feels strong and is ready to start for Terry Collins on Opening Day >> Read more. Syndergaard and his journey to the big leagues are profiled in Sports Illustrated this month >> Read more.
The Mets are among the teams interested in Cuban free agent LHP Osvaldo Hernandez, according to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com >> Read more.
The Braves acquired 2B Brandon Phillips from the Braves for two minor leaguers >> Read more.
Lastly, according to Baseball America's Top 100 Prospect List, Mets SS Amed Rosario is the eighth-best prospect in baseball >> Read more.