With the Mets about to break camp and head up north, Opening Day is now just two days away. With it comes hope for a new beginning.
After years of disappointment, we can all push the reset button and hope for a better outcome with each Opening Day. For a team that relishes playing on Opening Day (going 32-18 in openers), the Mets will head out there on Monday afternoon with youthful exuberance and an attitude of “hey, maybe we can shock the world.”
Maybe they will, maybe they won’t, but with each team starting 0-0, anything can happen. So, with the 2013 season about to commence, here are five things we should be looking for on Opening Day.
How healthy are David Wright and Daniel Murphy?
With Wright and Murphy recently participating in Grapefruit action, it appears both will be on track to play on Opening Day. For a team with little margin for error, this is a nice shot in the arm. It’s good to know vets like Wright and Murphy will be around to open the campaign, as they will provide...