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Mets spring training 2013

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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) Photo Credit: Newsday/Alejandra Villa

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Fred Wilpon, left, majority owner of the Mets,
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Fred Wilpon, left, majority owner of the Mets, talks to shortstop Ruben Tejada on a practice field at spring training. (Feb. 13, 2013)

Mets relief pitcher Brandon Lyon, back, smiles while
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Mets relief pitcher Brandon Lyon, back, smiles while talking to non-roster invitee pitcher LaTroy Hawkings while running. (Feb. 13, 2013)

Mets third baseman Zach Lutz, left, and non-roster
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Mets third baseman Zach Lutz, left, and non-roster invitee outfielder Matt den Dekker wait to take batting practice. (Feb. 13, 2013)

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

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

Wally Backman, manager of the Las Vegas 51s,
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Wally Backman, manager of the Las Vegas 51s, and Mets third base coach Tim Teufel, right, watch as players sprint during the team's first pitchers and catchers workout. (Feb. 13, 2013)

Mets manager Terry Collins, right, talks to Steve
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Mets manager Terry Collins, right, talks to Steve Cohen of Rawlings outside of the team clubhouse before the start of the team's first pitchers and catchers workout. (Feb. 13, 2013)

A ball thrown by Mets relief pitcher Bobby
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A ball thrown by Mets relief pitcher Bobby Parnell makes its way to a catcher during a bullpen session. (Feb. 13, 2013)

Fred Wilpon, majority owner of the Mets, is
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Fred Wilpon, majority owner of the Mets, is reflected on the sunglasses of non-roster invitee outfielder Matt den Dekker. (Feb. 13, 2013)

Mets manager Terry Collins stretches during spring training.
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Mets manager Terry Collins stretches during spring training. (Feb. 11, 2013)

Andrew Brown takes batting practice during a spring
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Andrew Brown takes batting practice during a spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 14, 2013)

Travis D'Arnaud looks on during a spring training
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Travis D'Arnaud looks on during a spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 14, 2013)

Travis D'Arnaud looks on during a spring training
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Travis D'Arnaud looks on during a spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 14, 2013)

Jeremy Hefner delivers a pitch during a spring
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Jeremy Hefner delivers a pitch during a spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 14, 2013)

Matt Harvey gets ready to pitch during a
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Matt Harvey gets ready to pitch during a spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 14, 2013)

Fred Wilpon talks with a group of players
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Fred Wilpon talks with a group of players during a spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 14, 2013)

Brandon Lyon plays catch during a spring training
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Brandon Lyon plays catch during a spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 14, 2013)

Matt Harvey talks to John Buck after a
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Matt Harvey talks to John Buck after a pitching session today during a spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 14, 2013)

Jeurys Familia delivering a pitch during a spring
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Jeurys Familia delivering a pitch during a spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 14, 2013)

Bobby Parnell talks to Anthony Recker after a
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Bobby Parnell talks to Anthony Recker after a pitching session during a spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 14, 2013)

Travis D'Arnaud looks on during a spring training
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Travis D'Arnaud looks on during a spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 14, 2013)

Bobby Parnell looks on during a pitching session
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Bobby Parnell looks on during a pitching session at spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 14, 2013)

Bobby Parnell goes through pitching drills during a
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Bobby Parnell goes through pitching drills during a spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 13, 2013)

Frank Francisco looks on during a spring training
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Frank Francisco looks on during a spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 13, 2013)

Pitchers listen to instructions from coaches during a
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Pitchers listen to instructions from coaches during a spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 13, 2013)

Mets GM Sandy Alderson talks to the media
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Mets GM Sandy Alderson talks to the media during a spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 13, 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. (Feb. 13, 2013)

Johan Santana participates in warmup exercises during a
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Johan Santana participates in warmup exercises during a spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 13, 2013)

Daniel Murphy gets ready for batting practice during
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Daniel Murphy gets ready for batting practice during a spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 13, 2013)

Travis d'Arnaud looks on during a spring training
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Travis d'Arnaud looks on during a spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 13, 2013)

Terry Collins playing catch during spring training at
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Terry Collins playing catch during spring training at Tradition Field. (Feb. 12, 2013)

Johan Santana talks to the media during spring
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Johan Santana talks to the media during spring training at Tradition Field. (Feb. 12, 2013)

Terry Collins talks with Justin Turner, left, and
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Terry Collins talks with Justin Turner, left, and Ruben Tejada during spring training at Tradition Field. (Feb. 12, 2013)

Lucas Duda prepares for batting practice during a
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Lucas Duda prepares for batting practice during a spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 12, 2013)

Ruben Tejada takes a swing before batting practice
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Ruben Tejada takes a swing before batting practice during a spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 12, 2013)

Terry Collins sits in the dugout during a
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Terry Collins sits in the dugout during a spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 12, 2013)

Johan Santana wipes his face after playing catch
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Johan Santana wipes his face after playing catch during a spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 12, 2013)

Johan Santana plays catch during a spring training
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Johan Santana plays catch during a spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 12, 2013)

Mets infielder Daniel Murphy stretches before batting practice.
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Mets infielder Daniel Murphy stretches before batting practice. (Feb. 11, 2013)

Manager Terry Collins talks to players. (Feb. 11,
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Manager Terry Collins talks to players. (Feb. 11, 2013)

Catcher John Buck gets ready for batting practice.
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Catcher John Buck gets ready for batting practice. (Feb. 11, 2013)

Mets manager Terry Collins stretches during spring training.
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Mets manager Terry Collins stretches during spring training. (Feb. 11, 2013)

First baseman Ike Davis looks on during spring
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First baseman Ike Davis looks on during spring training. (Feb. 11, 2013)

Mets catcher John Buck gets ready for batting
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Mets catcher John Buck gets ready for batting practice. (Feb. 11, 2013)

Mets infielders Daniel Murphy and Ike Davis take
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Mets infielders Daniel Murphy and Ike Davis take ground balls at spring training. (Feb. 11, 2013)

Mets players warm up during spring training. (Feb.
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Mets players warm up during spring training. (Feb. 11, 2013)

Mets outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis warms up during spring
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Mets outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis warms up during spring training. (Feb. 11, 2013)

Mets first baseman Ike Davis takes batting practice
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Mets first baseman Ike Davis takes batting practice at spring training. (Feb. 11, 2013)

Mets Manager Terry Collins throws batting practice during
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Mets Manager Terry Collins throws batting practice during spring training. (Feb. 11, 2013)

Outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis gets ready to take batting
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Outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis gets ready to take batting practice. (Feb. 11, 2013)

Mets catcher John Buck gets ready for spring
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Mets catcher John Buck gets ready for spring training. (Feb. 11, 2013)

Mets manager Terry Collins looks on during spring
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Mets manager Terry Collins looks on during spring training. (Feb. 11, 2013)

Mets pitcher Matt Harvey throws during spring training.
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Mets pitcher Matt Harvey throws during spring training. (Feb. 11, 2013)

Mets pitcher Dillon Gee looks on during spring
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Mets pitcher Dillon Gee looks on during spring training. (Feb. 11, 2013)

Shortstop Ruben Tejada arrives at Tradition Field for
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Shortstop Ruben Tejada arrives at Tradition Field for spring training. (Feb. 11, 2013)

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