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Mets spring training 2012

New York Mets center fielder Andres Torres steals

New York Mets center fielder Andres Torres steals second base under the tag of Detroit Tigers second baseman Brandon Inge in the first innning of a spring training baseball game in Lakeland, Fla. (March 12, 2012) Photo Credit: AP

Scenes from Port St. Lucie as the Mets begin spring training workouts.

New York Mets starting pitcher Jonathon Niese warms
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New York Mets starting pitcher Jonathon Niese warms up before throwing against the Detroit Tigers in a spring training baseball game in Lakeland, Fla. (March 12, 2012)

New York Mets third baseman Justin Turner throws
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New York Mets third baseman Justin Turner throws out Detroit Tigers Austin Jackson in the first inning of a spring training baseball game in Lakeland, Fla. (March 12, 2012)

New York Mets center fielder Andres Torres steals
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New York Mets center fielder Andres Torres steals second base under the tag of Detroit Tigers second baseman Brandon Inge in the first innning of a spring training baseball game in Lakeland, Fla. (March 12, 2012)

New York Mets shortstop Ronny Cedeno (13) throws
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New York Mets shortstop Ronny Cedeno (13) throws to first base on a ground ball in the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Lakeland, Fla. (March 12, 2012)

New York Mets' Lucas Duda rounds third base
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New York Mets' Lucas Duda rounds third base after hitting a grand slam off Detroit Tigers pitcher Jacob Turner in the fifth inning of a spring training baseball game in Lakeland, Fla. (March 12, 2012)

Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana throws during the
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Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana throws during the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals. (March 6, 2012)

Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana throws during the
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Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana throws during the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals. (March 6, 2012)

Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana, left, talks with
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Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana, left, talks with manager Terry Collins before taking to the mound in a spring training game against the St. Louis Cardinals. (March 6, 2012)

St. Louis Cardinals' Shane Robinson, bottom, is out
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St. Louis Cardinals' Shane Robinson, bottom, is out at second base as New York Mets shortstop Ronny Cedeno turns the double play during the first inning. (March 6, 2012)

Dillon Gee #35 of the New York Mets
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Dillon Gee #35 of the New York Mets pitches during the first inning of a preseason game against the Washington Nationals at Digital Domain Park. (March 5, 2012)

Kirk Nieuwenhuis #72 of the New York Mets
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Kirk Nieuwenhuis #72 of the New York Mets runs back to first base after a fly out during a preseason game against the Washington Nationals at Digital Domain Park. (March 5, 2012)

Ike Davis #29 of the New York Mets
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Ike Davis #29 of the New York Mets makes an out at first base during a preseason game against the Washington Nationals at Digital Domain Park. (March 5, 2012)

Daniel Herrera #19 of the New York Mets
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Daniel Herrera #19 of the New York Mets pitches during a preseason game against the Washington Nationals at Digital Domain Park. (March 5, 2012)

Daniel Herrera #19 of the New York Mets
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Daniel Herrera #19 of the New York Mets pitches during a preseason game against the Washington Nationals at Digital Domain Park. (March 5, 2012)

Vinny Rottino #30 of the New York Mets
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Vinny Rottino #30 of the New York Mets bats during a preseason game against the Washington Nationals at Digital Domain Park. (March 5, 2012)

Mets pitcher Zach Lutz gets hit by a
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Mets pitcher Zach Lutz gets hit by a ball pitched by Bobby Parnell. (March 4, 2012)

PORT ST. LUCIE, FLA. SUNDAY MARCH 4, 2012.
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PORT ST. LUCIE, FLA. SUNDAY MARCH 4, 2012. New York Mets pitcher Bobby Parnell during an intrasquad game on Sunday in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

Mets Juan Lagares is safe at second base
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Mets Juan Lagares is safe at second base as Jordany Valdespin tries to tag him out. (March 4, 2012)

Mets pitcher Ramon Ramirez delivers a pitch in
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Mets pitcher Ramon Ramirez delivers a pitch in Port St. Lucie. (March 4, 2012)

Mets pitcher Juan Lagaresz takes a swing during
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Mets pitcher Juan Lagaresz takes a swing during in Port St. Lucie. (March 4, 2012)

Scenes from the Mets' spring training in Port
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Scenes from the Mets' spring training in Port St. Lucie taken with the Instagram iPhone app. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Catcher work during spring training in Port St.
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Catcher work during spring training in Port St. Lucie. This photo was taken with the Instagram iPhone app. (Feb. 27, 2012)

In this Instagram iPhone photo, a fan reaches
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In this Instagram iPhone photo, a fan reaches out for an autograph. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Hitters works during practice in this Instagram iPhone
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Hitters works during practice in this Instagram iPhone app photo. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Scenes from the Mets' spring training in Port
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Scenes from the Mets' spring training in Port St. Lucie taken with the Instagram iPhone app. (Feb. 27, 2012)

In this Instagram iPhone photo, the team gathers
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In this Instagram iPhone photo, the team gathers on the field for practice during spring training. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Pitcher Dillon Gee works in the bullpen in
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Pitcher Dillon Gee works in the bullpen in this Instagram iPhone photo. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Mets first baseman Ike Davis takes a break
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Mets first baseman Ike Davis takes a break from practice in this Instagram iPhone photo. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Scenes from the Mets' spring training in Port
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Scenes from the Mets' spring training in Port St. Lucie taken with the Instagram iPhone app. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Fans reach for an autograph during spring training
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Fans reach for an autograph during spring training in this Instagram iPhone photo. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Scenes from spring training in Port St. Lucie
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Scenes from spring training in Port St. Lucie taken with the Instagram iPhone app. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Scenes from spring training in Port St. Lucie
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Scenes from spring training in Port St. Lucie taken with the Instagram iPhone app. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Hitters work on their swing during spring training
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Hitters work on their swing during spring training in Port St. Lucie in this Instagram iPhone photo. (Feb. 27, 2012)

The Mets stand on the field during spring
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The Mets stand on the field during spring training in this Instagram iPhone photo. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Scenes from spring training in Port St. Lucie
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Scenes from spring training in Port St. Lucie taken with the Instagram iPhone app. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Scenes from spring training in Port St. Lucie
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Scenes from spring training in Port St. Lucie taken with the Instagram iPhone app. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Scenes from spring training in Port St. Lucie
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Scenes from spring training in Port St. Lucie taken with the Instagram iPhone app. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Scenes from spring training in Port St. Lucie
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Scenes from spring training in Port St. Lucie taken with the Instagram iPhone app. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Scenes from spring training in Port St. Lucie
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Scenes from spring training in Port St. Lucie taken with the Instagram iPhone app. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Mets reliever Tim Byrdak dressed as Hulk Hogan
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Mets reliever Tim Byrdak dressed as Hulk Hogan talking to strength and conditioning coordinator Brad Andress during spring training. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Mets reliever pitcher Tim Byrdak runs around the
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Mets reliever pitcher Tim Byrdak runs around the field dressed as Hulk Hogan. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Mets first base coach Tom Goodwin, Ike Davis,
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Mets first base coach Tom Goodwin, Ike Davis, bullpen catcher Dave Racaniello, Jason Bay and David Wright during a spring training workout at Port St. Lucie. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Mets infielder Daniel Murphy during a live batting
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Mets infielder Daniel Murphy during a live batting session at Port St. Lucie. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Mets Zach Lutz during a spring training workout
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Mets Zach Lutz during a spring training workout in Port St. Lucie. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Mets David Wright catches grounders during a spring
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Mets David Wright catches grounders during a spring training workout. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada catches grounders during a
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Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada catches grounders during a spring training workout. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Mets outfielder Lucas Duda gets ready for live
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Mets outfielder Lucas Duda gets ready for live batting practice during a spring training workout. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Mets infielder Daniel Murphy during batting practice in
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Mets infielder Daniel Murphy during batting practice in Port St. Lucie. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Mets manager Terry Collins during a spring training
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Mets manager Terry Collins during a spring training workout. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Mets pitcher Bobby Parnell throws a live batting
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Mets pitcher Bobby Parnell throws a live batting session during spring training. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Mets Jason Bay gets ready for live batting
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Mets Jason Bay gets ready for live batting practice during spring training at Port St. Lucie. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Mets catcher Mike Nickeas during spring training at
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Mets catcher Mike Nickeas during spring training at Port St. Lucie. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Mets pitchers Frank Francisco, Jenrry Mejia and Armando
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Mets pitchers Frank Francisco, Jenrry Mejia and Armando Rodriguez during spring training. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Mets owner Fred Wilpon takes a seat during
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Mets owner Fred Wilpon takes a seat during spring training at Port St. Lucie. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Mets owner Fred Wilpon and Mets co-owner Saul
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Mets owner Fred Wilpon and Mets co-owner Saul Katz wave to fans. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Mets owner Fred Wilpon and Mets co-owner Saul
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Mets owner Fred Wilpon and Mets co-owner Saul Katz during spring training at Port St. Lucie. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada catches a ball during
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Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada catches a ball during practice at spring training. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Mets owner Fred Wilpon talks to David Wright,
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Mets owner Fred Wilpon talks to David Wright, R.A. Dickey and Jason Bay during spring training at Port St. Lucie. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Mets owner Fred Wilpon and David Wright share
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Mets owner Fred Wilpon and David Wright share a laugh during spring training workouts. (Feb. 27, 2012)

New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon gets in
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New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon gets in a golf cart as he watches his team during a spring training workout. (Feb. 27, 2012)

New York Mets third baseman David Wright laughs
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New York Mets third baseman David Wright laughs as he wears a Michigan football jersey at the start of a spring training workout. (Feb. 27, 2012)

New York Mets shortstop Ronny Cedeno warms up
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New York Mets shortstop Ronny Cedeno warms up during a spring training workout. (Feb. 27, 2012)

New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada throws during
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New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada throws during a spring training workout. (Feb. 27, 2012)

New York Mets' Valentino Pascucci digs out a
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New York Mets' Valentino Pascucci digs out a ball while covering first base. (Feb. 27, 2012)

New York Mets first baseman Ike Davis handles
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New York Mets first baseman Ike Davis handles a grounder during a spring training workout. (Feb. 27, 2012)

New York Mets third baseman David Wright catches
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New York Mets third baseman David Wright catches a ball at third while wearing a Michigan football jearsey during a spring training workout. (Feb. 27, 2012)

New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada handles a
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New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada handles a grounder during a spring training workout. (Feb. 27, 2012)

New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy loses
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New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy loses his cap as he reaches down to catch a ball during a spring training workout. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Mets Manager Terry Collins looks on as Johan
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Mets Manager Terry Collins looks on as Johan Santana throws a bullpen session in Port St. Lucie. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Mets pitcher Johan Santana throws a bullpen session
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Mets pitcher Johan Santana throws a bullpen session in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Ruben Tejada gets ready for batting practice during
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Ruben Tejada gets ready for batting practice during his first day at spring training. (Feb. 26, 2012)

New York Mets relief pitcher Jon Rauch works
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New York Mets relief pitcher Jon Rauch works out during spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2012)

New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia takes part
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New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia takes part in a drill during spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2012)

New York Mets pitcher Bobby Parnell takes part
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New York Mets pitcher Bobby Parnell takes part in a drill during spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2012)

New York Mets pitcher Jon Rauch touches his
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New York Mets pitcher Jon Rauch touches his toes while stretching out during spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2012)

New York Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon,
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New York Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon, son of Mets principal owner Fred Wilpon, watches batting practice during spring training spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2012)

Mets outfielder Jason Bay at spring training in
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Mets outfielder Jason Bay at spring training in Port St. Lucie. (Feb. 23, 2012)

Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana throws a bullpen
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Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana throws a bullpen session during spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2012)

Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia throws a bullpen session
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Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia throws a bullpen session during spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2012)

Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia throws a bullpen session
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Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia throws a bullpen session during spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2012)

Conditioning coordinator Brad Andress yells at Mets pitcher
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Conditioning coordinator Brad Andress yells at Mets pitcher Jeurys Familia as he stands on a stool with his pants around his ankles and sings the national anthem of his native Dominican Republic during spring training baseball. Familia, and a few other players, performed the punishment at the direction of Mets strength and conditioning coordinator Brad Andress who felt they weren't giving full effort. (Feb. 23, 2012)

Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey throws a bullpen session
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Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey throws a bullpen session during spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2012)

Mets pitcher Armando Rodriguez during spring training in
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Mets pitcher Armando Rodriguez during spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2012)

Mets pitcher Pedro Beato signs autographs after spring
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Mets pitcher Pedro Beato signs autographs after spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2012)

Mets manager Terry Collins spent the morning in
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Mets manager Terry Collins spent the morning in Port St. Lucie before taking a helicopter to Miami to watch the Knicks-Heat game at night in Miami. (Feb. 23, 2012)

Mets outfielder Jason Bay takes a swing during
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Mets outfielder Jason Bay takes a swing during batting practice at the team's spring training complex in Port St. Lucie. (Feb. 23, 2012)

Mets pitcher Mike Pelfrey during a bullpen session
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Mets pitcher Mike Pelfrey during a bullpen session at spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2012)

Mets pitcher Mike Pelfrey waits to take batting
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Mets pitcher Mike Pelfrey waits to take batting practice at spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2012)

Mets outfielder Lucas Duda at spring training in
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Mets outfielder Lucas Duda at spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2012)

David Wright during batting practice in Port St.
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David Wright during batting practice in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2012)

Mets top prospect Jeurys Familia at spring training
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Mets top prospect Jeurys Familia at spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2012)

Mets pitcher Manny Acosta during a bullpen session
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Mets pitcher Manny Acosta during a bullpen session in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2012)

Mets pitcher Gee Dillon warms up at
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Mets pitcher Gee Dillon warms up at spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2012)

Mets pitcher Manny Acosta warms up at spring
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Mets pitcher Manny Acosta warms up at spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2012)

Fans wait for an autograph from Mets
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Fans wait for an autograph from Mets picther Johan Santana at spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2012)

Mets pitcher Gee Dillon signs autographs in between
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Mets pitcher Gee Dillon signs autographs in between workouts at spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2012)

Mets pitchers and catchers warm up during a
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Mets pitchers and catchers warm up during a spring training workout in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2012)

At the Mets' spring training facility in Port
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At the Mets' spring training facility in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

Mets pitcher Johan Santana warms up before throwing
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Mets pitcher Johan Santana warms up before throwing a bullpen session in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2012)

Mets manager Terry Collins laughs during spring training.
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Mets manager Terry Collins laughs during spring training. (Feb. 21, 2012)

Mets pitcher Johan Santana throws a bullpen session
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Mets pitcher Johan Santana throws a bullpen session in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2012)

New York Mets manager Terry Collins talking to
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New York Mets manager Terry Collins talking to pitchers and catchers during a spring training workout at Port St. Lucie. (Feb. 21, 2012)

Mets catcher Mike Nickeas during today's pitchers and
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Mets catcher Mike Nickeas during today's pitchers and catcher workout at Port St. Lucie. (Feb. 21, 2012)

Mets pitcher Daniel Herrera throws a bullpen session
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Mets pitcher Daniel Herrera throws a bullpen session in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2012)

Mets pitcher Dillon Gee throws a bullpen session
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Mets pitcher Dillon Gee throws a bullpen session in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2012)

Mets pitcher R.A Dickey throws a bullpen session
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Mets pitcher R.A Dickey throws a bullpen session in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2012)

Mets pitcher Eric Beaulac casts a shadow as
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Mets pitcher Eric Beaulac casts a shadow as he throws off a practice mound during spring training baseball. (Feb. 17, 2012)

New York Mets' Daniel Murphy stretches out while
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New York Mets' Daniel Murphy stretches out while taking batting practice during spring training baseball. (Feb. 17, 2012)

Mets manager Terry Collins laughs during spring training
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Mets manager Terry Collins laughs during spring training baseball. (Feb. 17, 2012)

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson leans against a
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Mets general manager Sandy Alderson leans against a batting cage during spring training baseball. (Feb. 17, 2012)

New York Mets third baseman David Wright gestures
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New York Mets third baseman David Wright gestures as he tells a story between batting practice turns during spring training baseball. (Feb. 17, 2012)

New York Mets manager Terry Collins watches members
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New York Mets manager Terry Collins watches members of his team take batting practice during spring training baseball. (Feb. 17, 2012)

New York Mets' Lucas Duda leans against the
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New York Mets' Lucas Duda leans against the batting cage during spring training baseball. (Feb. 17, 2012)

New York Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana warms
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New York Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana warms up for a bullpen session as manager Terry Collins, right, watches during spring training baseball. (Feb. 17, 2012)

New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana walks into
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New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana walks into Digital Domain Park to warm up before throwing a bullpen session in Port St. Lucie, Fla. It was first time the two-time Cy Young Award winner has thrown off a mound since pitching four innings in an instructional league game on Sept. 30, 2011. (Feb. 17, 2012)

Mets pitcher Johan Santana warms up before throwing
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Mets pitcher Johan Santana warms up before throwing a bullpen session in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 17, 2012)

Mets pitcher Johan Santana throws a bullpen session
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Mets pitcher Johan Santana throws a bullpen session in Port St. Lucie, Fla. It was first time the two-time Cy Young Award winner has thrown off a mound since pitching four innings in an instructional league game on Sept. 30, 2011. Santana had surgery on his left shoulder in September 2010 has not pitched in a major league game since. (Feb. 17, 2012)

Mets pitcher Johan Santana throws a bullpen session
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Mets pitcher Johan Santana throws a bullpen session in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 17, 2012)

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