Observations from Wednesday’s Mets workout:
Off the mound
Taijuan Walker — hard to miss wearing No. 99 — threw his first bullpen session since joining the Mets. The right-hander signed a two-year deal worth $20 million last weekend.
Baserunning was a primary focus of the workout. Manager Luis Rojas cited the team’s below par base-running last season as a factor in the team’s mediocre scoring output despite leading MLB in batting average.
Caught my eye
Dominic Smith worked out wearing a Catapult vest with a monitor designed to provide him with analytical information about his performance.
Full-squad workouts continue in Port St. Lucie.