Sunday, March 15, 2009
New York Mets Recap
The New York Mets defeated the Florida Marlins today. John Maine got the start and went 4 innings giving up 5 hits and 4 runs. He had 0 walks and 5k's. Casey Fossum pitched a perfect inning. Sean Green also pitched a perfect inning with a K. On the offensive side of the ball for the Mets, Luis Castillo was 1-3 with 2rbi, Jeremy Reed was 1-1 with a rbi and Ryan Church was 1-3 with a rbi. Nick Evans was 1-3 with 2 rbi as he continues his good spring. The Mets will be off tomorrow. Tim Redding was shut down yesterday ending his bid for the long relief job. GM Omar Minaya said today that Jon Niese could win the 5th starters job and Livan Herandez could adjust to a long relief role. Mike Pelfrey did come back yesterday and pitch 4 scoreless innings against Washington which was good news for the Mets. Tuesday the Mets ace Johan Santana will pitch in a minor league game and Jon Niese will pitch against the Braves in Orlando.