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Q&A with Rick Waits - Part II

Waits really likes Jenrry Mejia's arm

Here is Part Two of's Q&A session with Mets Pitching Coordinator Rick Waits. In this next group, Waits explains the strengths of Jenrry Mejia, why Dillon Gee's stock is rising, the continued steps Michael Antonini needs to take and much more. Michael Antonini was a fast mover. What became stronger for him over the year and how has his slider come along? Rick Waits: I think he came in out of the draft very tired after throwing a lot in college last season, and we only saw 86-88 MPH during his first year and his slider was a little flat and didn't break much. But he's got a great changeup and has a great... Recommended Stories