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Mets are using a mental-skills coach to their advantage

25 days ago   |   By Newsday

After a recent strong outing, Steven Matz shouted out, unsolicited, Trevor Moawad, the Mets' mental-skills coach who "has been great for me." The next night, amid his hot start as a part-time player, Dominic Smith referenced Moawad's department, which he credited in part for his surging confidence, getting him to a point where "I don't care who's on the mound. I don't care who we're facing. I feel like I'm going to get the job done." And many days, Michael Conforto and Brandon Nimmo offer a de facto endorsement with their pregame attire, T-shirts from Moawad with a slogan: "Pressure is a...
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