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Friday, March 19, 2010

Some reading on a beautiful Friday.

Carlos Beltran gave a bunch of interviews yesterday after working out for 2 1/2 hours rehabbing his knee. He is targeting the early-Mid May return to the Mets, and has been taking some swings in the cage, and throwing a bit. And it was also great to hear he is finally  "pain-free".

Here is a link to one of the articles. http://www.nypost.com/p/sports/mets/ll_be_stronger_than_ever_vfNBdZWT6SqxJt2HesHUWM

Another good read re: the Mets comes from Adam Rubin as he looks at the composition of the 25 man roster, which you can compare to my post from March 9th (Battle for Last Roster Spot). His thoughts echo mine, with R Tejada joining the club as a SS until Reyes returns (which was not known at the time I wrote up my post).  He also believes M Jacobs will grab the last spot on the bench.

He has both Niese winning the 5th spot, and F Nieve grabbing the long man in the bullpen. However, he says both Parnell and/or S Green's spot in the bullpen is not guaranteed, with Meija right now making the roster.

Here's the link: http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/mets/2010/03/roster-analysis.html

Happy Friday!

1 comment:

  1. Parnell should be in the pen. He has a power arm and hard throwers always have a home in my baseball world. I just hope if Mejia makes it, that he makes it becuause he is ready to be a big leaguer, and not because it is a PR move to somehow take our attention away from Beltran / Reyes (knowing full well it is almost impossible for Met fans to not recognize two big stars aren't there).