Mets manager Terry Collins spoke with the media on Tuesday at the Winter Meetings in Nashville and said...
- Collins exchanged text messages with free-agent IF/OF Ben Zobrist to let him know how much the Mets want to sign him.
- If the Mets sign Zobrist, Collins can envision him hitting second in the lineup.
- There are currently no plans for the Mets to use Travis d'Arnaud or Kevin Plawecki at positions aside from catcher during Spring Training.
- The Mets want Juan Lagares to go full throttle during Spring Training in order to strengthen his right elbow.
- The Mets won't decide how often David Wright will play next season until they see how he feels during Spring Training.
- Collins is concerned about the state of the Mets' shortstops right now, with both Ruben Tejada and Wilmer Flores returning from injuries.