ICYMI in Mets Land: Pete Alonso, Brett Baty open spring training with home runs
Here's what happened in Mets Land on Saturday, in case you missed it...
Pete Alonso went 3-for-3 with a homer and two runs scored in the Mets' 5-2 win over the Marlins
In the earlier split-squad game, Brett Baty went 2-for-2 with a two-run HR and a walk, but the Mets fell to the Astros, 4-2
Despite the loss, Baty said that he's "seeing it well" and is pleased with his progress defensively
Buck Showalter contemplates how he and other teams can use the new rules to their advantage
Can Baty force his way on to the Opening Day roster?
Jeff McNeil remains confident about his hitting even with the new shift rules
Brandon Nimmo explains playing less in spring training: "Putting a little more emphasis on games that matter"
Kodai Senga wants to play his part in getting Mets to World Series with Max Scherzer, Justin Verlander