PORT ST. LUCIE -- Here's the lineup the Mets have issued. Note that Mets pitcher Oliver Perez is batting second. Word from the Mets reporters is that they want Perez to work on his bunting. Neither team is using a designated hitter. Another twist is the Marlins' 1-2 punch of Bonifacio and Maybin, Note that Uggla, Cantu, Ross and Baker are among the regular who aren't on this trip.
Marlins: 1. Emilio Bonifacio, 3b; 2. Cameron Maybin, cf; 3. Hanley Ramirez, ss; 4. Wes Helms, 1b; 5. Jeremy Hermida, lf; 6. Michael Stanton, rf; 7. Robert Andino, 2b; 8. Mike Rabelo, c; 9. Chris Volstad.
Mets: 1. Luis Castillo, 2b; 2. Oliver Perez, p; 3. Jose Reyes, ss; 4. Carlos Delgado, 1b; 5. David Wright, 3b; 6. Carlos Beltran, cf; 7. Ryan Church, rf; 8. Daniel Murphy, lf; 9. Brian Schneider, c.