Dispatches from Las Vegas and Port St. Lucie, 3/16
Back to Florida, with two weeks to go until Opening Day.
What we learned: Jon Niese could miss Opening Day with an elbow injury that forced him out of Sunday’s game in Jupiter, Fla.
What we wrote:
- Mets 10, Cardinals 4: Vaughn keys Mets after Niese’s early departure
- Cubs 6, Mets 3: Lutz homers, Mejia struggles in Las Vegas
- Niese’s sore elbow shakes up Mets camp
- Tejada’s woes continue at plate, on field
- Mets celebrate Granderson’s birthday in Vegas
Around the league:
They said it:
“It’s the Spring Training from hell.”–Niese