Mets are making sure pandemic safety
and cleaning guidelines are in place at
the complex for spring training
An aerial view of the revamped Clover Park shows the new 360-degree walkway and in the upper left of the photo, the promised turf practice field is visible.
Although COVID abruptly ended spring training
last year, Major League Baseball has taken steps
to ensure that it will go on as planned this year.
COVID restrictions have been set and the Mets are
eager to begin training at Clover Park with new faces and
strong arms. The first home game is set for Tuesday, March 2,
According to team officials, ticket sales dates and safety
precautions have been solidified by MLB, St. Lucie County
and the Mets organization. The spring season will be a bit
shorter than originally planned, but the great news is that
spring training will happen.
Fans need to access the Mets’ website, mets.com/spring
training to see if tickets are available. New York Mets and
St. Lucie Mets season ticket holders were given early access
to tickets and the general public can seek tickets after Feb.
20. FAQs on the stluciemets.com website explain the COVID
safety precautions to be observed by fans at Clover Park.
Regular season games at Citi Field in Flushing, New York,
can be purchased online now. But the back of each ticket has
a different look with the addition of a Fan’s Promise: the
ticketholder’s agreement to not attend games if testing positive,
experiencing any symptoms or having been in direct
contact with a person confirmed or suspected of having the
In the Grapefruit League, attendance numbers will be
lower, safety precautions will be observed and the concessions
will be limited and have no-contact payment. Fans
are advised to bring a debit or credit card to Clover Park
for concession stand payments. The revised spring training
schedule for the Mets consists of 24 games, with 12 home
games played at Clover Park. The Mets will play the Marlins,
Nationals, Cardinals and Astros six times each. With the reduced
number of tickets available due to the pandemic, seats >>
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