Mets manager Luis Rojas watched from that angle as both pitchers threw live batting practice Thursday, so he could get a better idea about the movement on their pitches. Rojas couldn’t help but like what he saw in the first live BP session for both right-handers. Those guys worked hard, both of them,” Rojas said.
PORT ST. LUCIE — The Mets were connected to big names in center field this offseason, from George Springer to Jackie Bradley Jr. As much as he tried to not pay attention to it, Brandon Nimmo heard the talk. But the Mets’ incumbent starting center fielder, who stayed in touch with manager Luis Rojas and the front office throughout the offseason about their plans at his position, has arrived at spring training trying to defend his spot.
Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager is coming off a sensational season and will be a free agent at the end of 2021. But he doesn't want to talk about a new contract.