ICYMI in Mets Land: Rotation set for opening week as Max Scherzer makes final spring training start
Here's what happened Friday in Mets Land, in case you missed it...
- SNY's Joe DeMayo updated his top-20 list of Mets prospects entering the 2023 season.
- Citi Field's new food items have arrived.
- Max Scherzer dominated and Pete Alonso homered in the Mets' spring training win over the Tampa Bay Rays.
- Scherzer, officially, is set to start for the Mets on Opening Day against the Miami Marlins while Justin Verlander and Kodai Senga will follow.
- After the game, Scherzer discussed his increased pitch count against the Rays -- his final start of spring training.
- On SportsNite, SNY broke down the Mets' approach to managing Scherzer's workload.
- Brandon Nimmo is expected to play for the Mets in Saturday's spring training game against the St. Louis Cardinals.
- The Mets Pod examined Francisco Alvarez's struggles in spring training and if they are a big deal for the top prospect.
- Mets target Shohei Ohtani opened up about the future, and his return to the Los Angeles Angels after starring for Japan in the World Baseball Classic.