No big news coming out of St. Lucie today, just the regular drills and more “ITBSOML” stories. But when it comes to our team, no news is good news, right?
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Andy McCullough passed this along and I thought it was worth noting.
“I’ve now heard a few Mets officials talking up right-hander Cory Mazzoni, the club’s second-round pick last June. Mazzoni looked excellent during a brief debut last season, striking out six batters for every one he walked in Class-A Brooklyn and St. Lucie.”
Mazzoni was one of those prospects that was invited to Mets STEP camp where most of the organization’s top prospects are now working out. The Mets regulars were going to get a chance to see these kids in a game that was originally scheduled for Sunday between the regular players and the top prospects, but Terry Collins nixed that idea. He felt it was more important for him to have his team play an intrasquad game so the regulars could get more playing time before the Spring Opener on March...