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Mets infielder Ruben Tejada tags bullpen catcher Dave Racaniello (right) during infield drills at spring training workouts in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2013)

Mets spring training 2013

Baseball season is back and the Mets are in Florida preparing for the start of the 2013 campaign.

Mets pitcher Jeremy Heffner throws a pitch during
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Mets pitcher Jeremy Heffner throws a pitch during spring training workouts in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2013)

Outfielder Lucas Duda gets ready for batting practice
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Outfielder Lucas Duda gets ready for batting practice at spring training. (Feb. 21, 2013)

Duda looks on during batting practice. (Feb. 21,
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Duda looks on during batting practice. (Feb. 21, 2013)

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Mets infielder Ruben Tejada tags bullpen catcher Dave
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Mets infielder Ruben Tejada tags bullpen catcher Dave Racaniello (right) during infield drills at spring training workouts in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2013)

Mets' Lucas Duda and Ike Davis get ready
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Mets' Lucas Duda and Ike Davis get ready for batting practice during spring training workouts on Feb. 21, 2013.

David Wright signs autographs during spring training workouts.
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David Wright signs autographs during spring training workouts. (Feb. 21, 2013)

Mets Brandon Hicks catches a ground ball during
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Mets Brandon Hicks catches a ground ball during fielding drills. (Feb. 21, 2013)

David Wright attempts to scoop a ground ball
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David Wright attempts to scoop a ground ball during fielding drills. (Feb. 21, 2013)

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Ruben Tejada catches a ground ball on the
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Ruben Tejada catches a ground ball on the move during spring training workouts. (Feb. 21, 2013)

Kirk Nieuwenhuis runs the bases during spring training
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Kirk Nieuwenhuis runs the bases during spring training workouts in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2013)

Mets Anthony Recker runs the bases during spring
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Mets Anthony Recker runs the bases during spring training workout in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2013)

Mets outfielder Lucas Duda plays catch at spring
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Mets outfielder Lucas Duda plays catch at spring training. (Feb. 21, 2013)

Outfielder Cesar Puello chases down a ground ball
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Outfielder Cesar Puello chases down a ground ball during a spring training workout at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 20, 2013)

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Mike Baxter fields a ground ball during a
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Mike Baxter fields a ground ball during a spring training workout at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 20, 2013)

David Wright looks on during a spring training
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David Wright looks on during a spring training workout at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 20, 2013)

Cesar Puello looks on during a spring training
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Cesar Puello looks on during a spring training workout at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 20, 2013)

Jeurys Familia delivers a pitch during a spring
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Jeurys Familia delivers a pitch during a spring training workout at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 20, 2013)

David Wright looks on during a spring training
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David Wright looks on during a spring training workout at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 20, 2013)

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Jonathon Niese delivers a pitch during a spring
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Jonathon Niese delivers a pitch during a spring training workout at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 20, 2013)

Brandon Hicks takes batting practice during a spring
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Brandon Hicks takes batting practice during a spring training workout at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 19, 2013)

Greg Burke throws a bullpen session during a
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Greg Burke throws a bullpen session during a spring training workout at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 19, 2013)

Josh Satin takes batting practice during a training
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Josh Satin takes batting practice during a training workout at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 19, 2013)

LaTroy Hawkins throws a live batting practice session
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LaTroy Hawkins throws a live batting practice session during a spring training workout at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 19, 2013)

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David Wright takes batting practice during a spring
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David Wright takes batting practice during a spring training workout at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 19, 2013)

David Wright gets ready to take batting practice
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David Wright gets ready to take batting practice during a spring training workout at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 19, 2013)

Pedro Feliciano throws a bullpen session during a
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Pedro Feliciano throws a bullpen session during a spring training workout at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 19, 2013)

Johan Santana looks on during a spring training
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Johan Santana looks on during a spring training workout at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 19, 2013)

Robert Carson delivers a pitch during a spring
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Robert Carson delivers a pitch during a spring training workout at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 19, 2013)

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Terry Collins shares a laugh with the players
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Terry Collins shares a laugh with the players during a spring training workout. (Feb. 18, 2013)

Outfielder Marlon Byrd looks on during Monday's spring
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Outfielder Marlon Byrd looks on during Monday's spring training workout at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, FL. (Feb. 18, 2013)

Saul Katz (left) shares a laugh with third
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Saul Katz (left) shares a laugh with third baseman David Wright and other players outside the batting cage Monday during workouts. (Feb. 18, 2013)

David Wright signs autographs for fans Monday at
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David Wright signs autographs for fans Monday at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, FL. (Feb. 18, 2013)

Shortstop Ruben Tejada makes a throw during fielding
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Shortstop Ruben Tejada makes a throw during fielding drills Monday. (Feb. 18, 2013)

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Mets infielder Wilfredo Tovar takes on batting practice
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Mets infielder Wilfredo Tovar takes on batting practice during Monday's spring training workout. (Feb. 18, 2013)

Mets pitchers (L/R) Scott Atchison, Bobby Parnell, Josh
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Mets pitchers (L/R) Scott Atchison, Bobby Parnell, Josh Edgin and Aaron Laffey gather together during Monday's spring training workout. (Feb. 18, 2013)

Infileders Justin Turner (left) and Daniel Murphy talk
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Infileders Justin Turner (left) and Daniel Murphy talk during fielding drills Monday. (Feb. 18, 2013)

David Wright makes an off balance throw during
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David Wright makes an off balance throw during Monday's fielding drills. (Feb. 18, 2013)

Infielder Zach Lutz makes a throw during Monday's
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Infielder Zach Lutz makes a throw during Monday's spring training workout at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, FL. (Feb. 18, 2013)

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Mets infielder Josh Satin makes a throw on
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Mets infielder Josh Satin makes a throw on the move during Monday's spring training workout. (Feb. 18, 2013)

Third baseman David Wright catching ground balls during
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Third baseman David Wright catching ground balls during drills at Monday's spring training workout at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, FL. (Feb. 18, 2013)

Mets players doing agility drills Monday during workouts.
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Mets players doing agility drills Monday during workouts. (Feb. 18, 2013)

David Wright and his teammates working on agility
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David Wright and his teammates working on agility drills Monday. (Feb. 18, 2013)

Mets first baseman Ike Davis doing running drills
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Mets first baseman Ike Davis doing running drills during Monday's spring training workout. (Feb. 18, 2013)

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Mets pitcher Jeurys Familia delivers a pitch during
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Mets pitcher Jeurys Familia delivers a pitch during spring training baseball in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2013)

Mets outfileder Lucas Duda takes a break in
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Mets outfileder Lucas Duda takes a break in the dugout during spring training baseball in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2013)a.

Mets outfileder Lucas Duda looks on during spring
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Mets outfileder Lucas Duda looks on during spring training baseball in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2013)

Mets infielder Ike Davis plays catch during spring
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Mets infielder Ike Davis plays catch during spring training baseball in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2013)

Mets owners Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz watch
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Mets owners Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz watch during spring training baseball in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2013)

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Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana jogs during the
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Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana jogs during the team's first pitchers and catchers workout. (Feb. 13, 2013)

Mets non-roster invitee pitcher Pedro Feliciano throws to
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Mets non-roster invitee pitcher Pedro Feliciano throws to a catcher during a bullpen session. (Feb. 13, 2013)

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