Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 3/25/13
I decided to shoot down to Port St. Lucie for a few days and take in a few minor league games and intra-squads. I wanted to catch some the new players I haven’t had a chance to see yet and also check out how some of our top prospect were progressing. Joe asked me to share some of my notes, quotes and observations because he wanted to give the readers here a glimpse of what’s to come and give you a feel for what I look for when I’m observing the players or just talking to the coaches or any front office personnel that may be there just like me – casually observing and making mental notes. So, I just came back from Florida, and boy, this will not likely be the first or last time I’ll ever say it, but a sunburn has never been more welcome. Friday Anyway, on to some baseball. I spent most of my time on the backfields, just watching the players, and I was excited for the pre-game drills to end and for the games to start. I spent a lot of my time talking to Benny Distefano, the St. Lucie ...
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