PORT ST. LUCIE — Maybe they want to be just like Keith Hernandez.
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Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard and Steven Matz have recently begun sporting mustaches at spring training in an apparent effort to give the Mets’ rotation a different look.
Zack Wheeler has maintained his goatee, distinguishing himself from the others.
But the pitchers are playing it coy regarding the new facial hair.
“I didn’t even notice – what mustaches?” deGrom said, adding that it might be a coincidence all four pitchers have a new look.
Matz said he wasn’t sure who the driving force was behind the rotation’s mustaches.
But pitching coach Dan Warthen, who also has been wearing a mustache, has a theory.
“I think they all conspired,” Warthen said. “I think they are trying to tell me how bad mine is.”
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