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  1. Meet soon-to-debut Rafael Montero

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- While watching right-hander Rafael Montero throw live batting practice during spring training, Dan Warthen uttered two words to the bullpen catcher standing next to him. "[Expletive] smooth!" the pitching coach excitedly said. Warth...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  2. Live BP set for 1st day of workouts

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- On the first day of full-squad workouts, Mets pitchers will throw live batting practice for the first time this spring training. Here's the Day 1 list of pitchers: First day of live batting practice at #Mets camp. These pit...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  3. Bowling to continue this spring training

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The Mets, who annually have a team-building weekly bowling competition, will continue that practice this spring training. The Mets lost top bowler Tim Byrdak, who put up professional-type scores and remains a free agent. Th...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  4. Murph to get minor action soon

    Adam Rubin

    Adam Rubin Daniel Murphy prepares to take batting practice Wednesday in Port St. Lucie. VIERA, Fla. -- Terry Collins said he expected Daniel Murphy to get into a game this weekend for the first time during spring training, although it will be o...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  5. Lucas Duda easing into swing of things

    Adam Rubin

    Lucas Duda #21 LF New York Mets 2012 STATS GM121 HR15 RBI57 R43 OBP.329 AVG.239 PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- When hitters taking live batting practice from Mets pitchers for the first time this spring training, Lucas Duda will step into the b...

    Blog | February 18, 2013
  6. Mets rave about Matt Harvey

    Adam Rubin

    Adam Rubin 2010 first-round pick Matt Harvey throws batting practice on Saturday at spring training. Inside the Mets' spring-training clubhouse Saturday afternoon, Josh Thole summoned a passerby and asked if he had witnessed 2010 first-round pick M...

    Blog | February 25, 2012
  7. Podcast: Debus on Collins, Thole

    Adam Rubin

    Adam Rubin New bullpen coach Jon Debus interacts with early arrivals at Mets camp. Before New York Mets players voluntarily working out at the team's spring-training complex took batting practice Thursday, manager Terry Collins and new bullpen coac...

    Blog | February 10, 2011
  8. Collins wants distractions tuned out

    Adam Rubin

    Adam Rubin Terry Collins throws batting practice Wednesday in Port St. Lucie. Terry Collins may not utter the precise words "Ponzi scheme" or "Bernard Madoff." But the manager does intend to bring up the topic at the start of spring training, to ...

    Blog | February 09, 2011
  9. Mets name Andress strength coach

    Adam Rubin

    AP Photo/John Miller Brad Andress throws batting practice for the Colorado Rockies during spring training in 2008. Brad Andress has been hired as Mets strength and conditioning coordinator, succeeding Rick Slate, who was not retained by the new f...

    Blog | February 07, 2011