Mets’ Brett Baty racking up hits in spring training — and errors


Here are some nuggets from the Mets’ spring training on Sunday:

The hits keep coming

Jupiter, Fla. Brett Baty led the Mets with eight hits in the Grapefruit League, with two more hits — including a double — in a 7-1 win over the Cardinals at Roger Dean Stadium.

…and so do mistakes

Betty also made another error at third base, the third of the spring.

Brett Batey doubles during the Mets’ spring training game against the Cardinals on March 5.

Brett Betty
Brett Baty has committed three errors this spring.
Corey Sipkin for the NY Post

Caught my eye

Also in his last game before the WBC, Jeff McNeil went all-out for another hit, hitting a grounder to first.

“He sniffed a hit there,” said Buck Showalter, who said McNeil was timed with 3.9 seconds down the line on the play.

Monday’s schedule

The Mets are off and will resume action on Tuesday, when they travel to West Palm Beach, Fla. will face the Astros in , thanks to a WBC departure with a new-look roster. Carlos Carrasco is scheduled to start at Palm Beach Ballpark at 6:10 p.m.

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