March 19: Mets (ss) @ Cardinals

Jenifer Langosch/

wpid-img_20150319_080218392.jpgOpponent: Mets (7-8)

First pitch: 12:05 pm CT

TV/Radio: Fox Sports Midwest, KMOX 1120, MLB Network

Starting matchup: Jaime Garcia vs. Jon Niese

Available relievers: Sam Freeman, Nick Greenwood, Dean Kiekhefer, Seth Maness, Trevor Rosenthal, Miguel Socolovich, Sam Tuivailala, Jordan Walden

Days until Opening Night: 17

Links from Tuesday/Wednesday:

  • Lance Lynn pitches in simulated game, showcases new changeup (link)
  • Jon Jay likely to make Grapefruit League debut on Friday (link)
  • A look at the candidacy of Edgar Renteria, a candidate for the Cardinals’ 2015 Hall of Fame class (link)
  • MLB Pipeline checks in on prospects/minor leaguers at Cardinals spring training (link)
  • Adam Wainwright to make Grapefruit League debut on Saturday (link)
  • Marco Gonzales flaunts changeup with strikeout of $300-million man, Giancarlo Stanton (link)
  • Will Matt Adams occasionally lay down a bunt to try and foil a shift? (link)
  • Greg Garcia, Tyler Lyons among the latest to be cut in camp (link)
  • Peter Bourjos showing signs of frustration amid 1-for-23 start (link)

Additional notes: On a personal note, I will be making a brief escape from Jupiter after today’s game for my first break of Spring Training. I will return to the beat on Tuesday. But don’t fret — there will be folks filling in during my absence, so you will still have plenty of content to enjoy at

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