After a few days of predictions, jostling for Rod Barajas and Jerry Manuel's opening address, the Mets' pitchers and catchers finally take the field this morning for their first "official" workout. There's a full slate of bullpen sessions on tap - just about everyone is throwing -- so we'll get a good look at the staff. Still, it's tough to get a good read until they face hitters, which won't come until next week.

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The big excitement from Manuel's meet-and-greet with reporters on Friday was the possibility of dropping Jose Reyes down to third in the lineup. I know the Mets briefly toyed with it last year, but I believe they've given it even more thought this time around - and it could stick. This year, they have a full spring training to do it, while last year at this time they were interrupted by the WBC.

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