Mets rightfielder Carlos Beltran is dealing with tendinitis in his...

Mets rightfielder Carlos Beltran is dealing with tendinitis in his left knee, but general manager Sandy Alderson said "the plan" is still for Beltran to be ready for Opening Day. Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa

The Mets put Carlos Beltran on a schedule to get ready for next Friday's season opener. That schedule includes simulated games on Thursday and Friday and a minor-league game on Saturday.

He is expected to get some outfield work in as well.

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The highlight, however, came when long-time Mets PR man Jay Horwitz ran the bases from Beltran. Watch the video below.