In two weeks time, spring will be in the air and the New York Mets faithful will invade Port St. Lucie for some Amazin’ sights.Spring Training marks the closeout of winter and begins the gearing up of a brand new baseball season through the league’s 30 clubs. The fan bases from the north migrate south to get their first glimpse of the team they hold dear to their hearts.
When it comes to spring training, it’s the ultimate chalkboard. Each team gets to wipe the slate clean and start to brainstorm a plan to reach the World Series.
You’d have to look back a decade to remember as much anticipation before an MLB season when it regards the New York Mets. The storylines are vast and questions will need to be answered. The beauty of spring training is that it becomes the place where those questions begin to get answered.
The 2017 season will see the rise of young prospects and the possible end for some beloved stars. If the Metropolitans have shown you anything over the past two seasons, it’s that they will sure make it interesting.
In about two weeks the first pitcher or catcher will show up at the gates of Tradition Field. For the starting rotation, it will be a sight for sore eyes, as many as four pitchers will be rejoining the staff.
If you need a reason to get excited about the start of Spring Training (which we’re sure, you don’t), here are six reasons why: