Mets 2021 Preview Special: Rojas talks 'Coach Lindor,' pitching rotation and more


NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Opening Day is just two weeks away and the New York Mets look like it's all systems go for a special 2021 season as the team looks to build on an optimistic offseason.

Manager Luis Rojas, who joined Mets radio broadcasters Wayne Randazzo and Ed Coleman for our 2021 Mets Preview Special on Tuesday, said it's been an exciting spring in Port St. Lucie.

"Early, starting with our young prospects, that was exciting to watch them play," Rojas said. "Now the guys that we acquired in the offseason, they've also been very exciting to watch on a daily basis in the clubhouse and the way they carry themselves and some of the things that they bring to the team not only on the field... I think everyone is working hard, getting to know these guys and seeing how they go about their business."

Among the highlights of the offseason was the arrival of All-Star Francisco Lindor, who brings an energy and winning mentality to the team.

Rojas said they jokingly refer to him as "Coach Lindor