Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 2/4/12
With Spring Training right around the corner it’s time to start to get into the baseball spirit. Even though it appears we are not going to be contending for a title this season, there is still plenty to be excited about.  There is always the outside chance that we make it interesting and contend for the second wild card spot.  For that to potentially happen things need to break right for us and players need to step up.  That starts in spring training as the position battles begin and players who we may see arriving for their big league debut later this season will showcase their skills in exhibition games. Here are some of the things I am most interested in seeing this spring. 1. Young players Some of the notable young players who we will see in spring training are Wilmer Flores, Cesar Puello, Kirk Nieuwenhuis, Jeurys Familia and Matt Harvey.  These players may not be there for long, but we will get to see a glimpse of them and how they look on the mound, in the field, and in the b...
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