Ex-Yankee Stephen Tarpley impresses in Mets spring debut

Observations from the Mets’ first spring coaching sport Monday afternoon:

Main social distance

Lots of the Mets’ veterans drove from Port St. Lucie to Jupiter, Rojas mentioned, a regular behavior now formally endorsed by Main League Baseball within the curiosity of stopping a packed bus for COVID causes.

Aggressive a lot?

Brandon Nimmo acquired caught rounding first too far on his leadoff single within the first, and new man Kevin Pillar simply fell in need of going for a fourth-inning double. Supervisor Luis Rojas mentioned he needs his gamers operating the bases extraordinarily aggressively within the early going, then pulling again.

Caught my eye

Former Yankees left-hander Stephen Tarpley, a Mets offseason waiver declare from the Marlins, threw a 1-2-Three third inning.

Mets spring training Stephen Tarpley
Stephen Tarpley pitching within the third inning of the Mets’ spring coaching sport on March 1, 2021.
Corey Sipkin

Tuesday’s schedule

The Mets open their Grapefruit League dwelling schedule by internet hosting the Astros at Clover Park.