Spring record: 17-9-1
Game breakdown: John Maine gave up one hit in six scoreless innings with seven strikeouts. â€¦ Luis Castillo had two of the Metsâ€™ three hits and drove in the only run. â€¦ Ryan Church had the other hit.
Clubhouse chatter: With less than a week to go, players are starting to scramble with packing and getting their cars on the truck to New York. One corner of the clubhouse has over 30 suitcases stacked for players and staff.
NOTEBOOK: Johan Santana and Pedro Martinez will work tomorrow and Wednesday in minor league games. Jonathan Niese, impressive early in camp, will start tomorrow. … Ramon Castro will test his strained right hamstring tomorrow by running the bases. … GM Omar Minaya said he’ll talk with his staff tonight about waived Toronto outfielder Reed Johnson.
Tomorrow: Atlanta at Port St. Lucie, Fla., 1:10 p.m.