METS 2, St. Louis 1
SPRING RECORD: 9-15-1
GAME OVERVIEW: Orlando Hernandez gave up a run in six innings. … Bullpen candidate Jon Adkins pitched a scoreless inning. … Damion Easley played shortstop and third base and drove in the game winning run with a single in the eighth.
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-Pedro Martinez said his rehab is going well, but believes Duaner Sanchez is rushing back.
-Carlos Delgado returned to Puerto Rico to be with his wife for the birth of the couple’s first child.
-INF Fernando Tatis was signed to a minor league contract.
LOOKING AT TOMORROW
-Sanchez hopes to long toss, but pitching coach Rick Peterson said that hasn’t been determined.
-Chan Ho Park starts against Baltimore is a split-squad game in Port St. Lucie. Ambiorix Burgos, Jorge Sosa, Scott Schoeneweis and Billy Wagner will follow.
-John Maine starts against Florida in a split-squad game against Florida at Jupiter. Lino Urdaneta is also scheduled to pitch.
-Future Mets starters: Mike Pelfrey (Sunday vs. Houston); Tom Glavine (Monday vs. LA); Oliver Perez (Tuesday vs. Washington); Orlando Hernandez (Wednesday vs. Atlanta).