Listed below are some notable nuggets that occurred throughout Mets’ spring coaching motion on Friday:
Travis Jankowski, a 30-year-old outfielder making a bid to make the crew as a reserve glove, made his case a bit stronger by robbing St. Louis’ Alec Bulerson within the first inning. Jankowski sprinted in and to his proper and dove, backhanding the catch.
Take one on the shin
Alex Claudio, a lefty competing for an Opening Day bullpen spot, was drilled within the shin on a comebacker from St. Louis’ Brendan Donovan. The 30-year-old took a pair warmup pitches and remained within the recreation, throwing his fifth scoreless inning of the Grapefruit League.
Caught my eye
Matt O’Neill, a 24-year-old minor league catcher from Morristown, acquired known as up for the sport and pinch-hit a double to proper subject in his first Grapefruit League at-bat.
The Mets have off however will play an intrasquad recreation. Max Scherzer is predicted to throw seven innings in his ultimate tune-up.