Update, 11:35 a.m.: Jose Reyes is preparing to take live batting practice on field 2, an important step on his road to recovery. It has also just started raining again.

Update, 10:53 a.m.: The Mets just altered their pitching plans. If the game here is played, Niese will start and be followed by Nieve, Mejia, Parnell and Feliciano. Perez has been pushed back to tomorrow.

Update, 10:40 a.m.: The road game at Viera is canceled. It's raining lightly in Port St. Lucie. Jose Reyes is taking BP with his teammates in the indoor cage.

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Planning your day around Mets spring training baseball? You could be disappointed. Rain is threatening both of today's scheduled games -- vs. the Marlins at home and at Viera against the Nationals. Oliver Perez (home) and Jonathon Niese are scheduled to pitch if the skies clear.