Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 2/28/13
The Mets’ first spring telecast from Port St. Lucie was this past Saturday (2/24). This was good news on several fronts. It pointed out that spring – the actual season, spring – is, indeed, on the way, that we here in the chilly Northeast will shortly be freed from this bleak midwinter. It evoked a coming time of short sleeves and short pants, those days of soda and pretzels and beer, according to Nat “King” Cole. It gave us a February taste of the best TV team in the biz, garykeithandron – this cries out to be written as a unit, much like lindseybobandralph. Obviously, it marked the return of Mets baseball in tangible form. Right there on my screen, there were real baseball players, doing real baseball things in a real baseball competition – even if it was “only” the first Spring Training game. It gave us interested parties a brief glimpse of what all the future fuss may be about. Out front of that last point was Zack Wheeler, the prize ransom from the San Francisco Giants ...
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