- Jon Niese got a clean bill of health after his MRI Monday and could still make the Opening Day start for the Mets even though he’s been limited to just four innings in Grapefruit League play this spring. Joe Janish of Mets Today has some ideas about how Niese can correct his pitching mechanics to avoid future problems. (via NJ.com)
- Ex-Met Justin Turner, now a Los Angeles Dodger, criticized his old team for anonymous comments made attacking current and former players. He’s right – people should either go on the record or keep quiet. (via Capital New York)
- Bill Shea, David Cone and Ed Coleman are three of 13 people on this year’s ballot for the Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame. (via MetsPolice)
- A one-of-a-kind ticket to the 1867 meeting where the decision was made to exclude African-American players from the National Association of Base-Ball Players is going up for auction tomorrow. (via Sports Collectors Daily)
- Former Boston Red Sox outfielder Bobby Kielty, a member of the 2007 World Series team, has signed a contract with the Atlantic League’s Lancaster Barnstormers. (via team)
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