Mets lefty Steven Matz caught a huge shark and has frightening photo to prove it

February 22, 2017

Spring training afternoons feature plenty of free time for players, especially before the Grapefruit and Cactus League games begin.

Many play golf and others apparently go hunting for sharks.

Mets lefty Steven Matz joined teammate Sean Gilmartin on a fishing excursion Tuesday and got a little more than he bargained for in the process. And we’re sure the Mets took a couple of deep breaths after seeing this:

Who says spring training is relaxing? There are scorpions in the desert and relatives of Jaws in the ocean.