The New York Mets will begin the 2021 spring training season in Port St. Lucie Feb. 27. And two popular foes are coming to Clover Park.
The question, assuming the COVID-19 pandemic permits the schedule to go as planned, is whether fans will be allowed.
Major League Baseball released schedules for spring training on Wednesday.
The Mets open their spring training slate Saturday, Feb. 27 at Clover Park against the Miami Marlins.
Highlights on the schedule include the New York Yankees coming to Port St. Lucie on Sunday, March 1, and the Boston Red Sox visiting Thursday, March 25. The Mets also will travel to face the Yankees and Red Sox.
The Mets will also welcome the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday, March 4.
The Mets will welcome the Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals, who play spring training games at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, three times each. The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals, who share facilities at the FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, also will come to Port St. Lucie three times apiece.
The 2020 spring training season ended prematurely March 12 because of the onset of the coronavirus pandemic that delayed the start of the MLB season by four months. The stadium had undergone a $57 million renovation that wrapped up just before spring training began.
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Mets spring training schedule 2021
Feb. 27: vs. Marlins (split squad)
Feb. 28: vs. Cardinals (SS)
March 1: at Yankees (SS)
March 2: at Blue Jays (SS)
March 3: at Astros
March 4: vs. Blue Jays
March 5: vs. Astros
March 6: vs. Nationals
March 7: at Marlins
March 9: vs. Astros
March 10: vs. Cardinals, at Marlins
March 11: at Astros
March 12: vs. Nationals
March 13: at Nationals
March 14: vs. Yankees
March 16: at Cardinals
March 17: vs. Nationals (SS)
March 18: at Astros
March 19: vs. Cardinals
March 20: vs. Nationals, at Cardinals
March 21: at Red Sox
March 22: at Nationals
March 23: vs. Marlins
March 24: vs. Astros
March 25: vs. Red Sox
March 26: vs. Marlins, at Cardinals
March 27: at Nationals (SS)
March 28: at Marlins
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