February 2010

Sounds of Spring: Jason Bay

Jason Bay made his first official visit to Traditions Field today. Earlier in the day the British Columbia native covered a little of everything (baseball, hockey & curling!). More of that here: CLICK!

Focusing on the task at hand – helping the Mets win a championship – he had these comments.

LISTEN: Jason Bay
TOPICS: Seeing familiar faces, big stages drive you, every year you have a chance to compete, last year has no bearing on this year.

Sound Courtesy: New York Mets

Sounds of Spring: Ollie & Beltran

Here are the latest comments from Port St. Lucie this afternoon. Carlos Beltran made his first appearance at the field today and Ollie Perez threw a bullpen session in front of Sandy Koufax, who has become a regular at camp so far this spring.

LISTEN: Carlos Beltran
TOPICS: cleaning up his knee, building strength, the biggest tests, importance of being healthy.

LISTEN: Oliver Perez
TOPICS: meeting Sandy Koufax, what he can take onto the mound

Sound Courtesy: New York Mets

Sounds of Spring: Nelson Figueroa

Former Buffalo Bisons starter, Nelson Figueroa answers questions after Sunday’s workout at Mets spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

LISTEN: Nelson Figueroa

Topics: Getting a chance to pitch in the Big Leagues all year, family support, going back to play winter ball, versatile rolls, Mets are stronger than last year, Mets are built to win right now.

Sound Courtesy: New York Mets

Sounds of Spring: John Maine

The latest from Mets spring training features comments by starter John Maine.
LISTEN: John Maine
Topics: Making 30 starts is the goal, the four (in rotation) we have are healthy and ready, we all have something to prove and we owe it to our fans.

Sound Courtesy: New York Mets

Sounds of Spring: Jerry, David & Johan

Sounds of spring available below from Mets Manager Jerry Manuel, third basemen David Wright and ace Johan Santana.

LISTEN: Jerry Manuel
Topics: Jose Reyes batting third, Jonathon Niese leads fifth starter race, over 70 players arrived for early workouts.

LISTEN: Johan Santana
Topics: Health, win, have fun, his elbow surgery, struggles after being forced to the sidelines last year, impressions of watching Oliver Perez and Mike Pelfrey.

LISTEN: David Wright
Topics: loves the early attitude of clubhouse, it’s all about winning, his leadership role with Jose Reyes, addition of Jason Bay and lineup.

Sound: Courtesy of New York Mets