and Jose Reyes,” Gagnon said. “There will be great presence
in the clubhouse. The guys respect them and they have the
biggest fan following.”
As president of the Mets Booster Club, Jim Fertitta is
keenly aware, even in the off season, of the team’s strengths
and weaknesses. “We have couple of young pitchers Oliver
Perez and John Maine,” Fertitta said. “They did good last
year. We lost Tom Glavine when he went back to Atlanta.
Pedro Martinez is in the last year of his contract. You need
five pitchers, but they are looking for two more.”
At top, a veteran Met enjoys a game at Tradition Field. Above, Tradition Field seats some 7,800 people.
Year Opened: 1988
Ticket prices: $6-25
Address: 525 N.W. Peacock Blvd., St. Lucie West
Web Site: mets.mlb.com
Directions: From I-95, take St. Lucie West Boulevard
(east 121) east to Peacock Boulevard, north to stadium.
From U.S. 1: Take Prima Vista Boulevard west to
Peacock Boulevard, north to stadium.
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