Battle For Mets Rotation Spot Wages On As Tom Glavine Shines
Tom Glavine continues to impress this spring as he pitched another 3 scoreless innings yesterday during the Mets 7-2 win over the Astros. He now has 5 scoreless innings in the early goings of the exhibition season and has only given up 4 hits. He certainly looks like he is ready to capture that 300th win and begin his trek into the Hall of Fame once the season ends. Along the way, I hope he can show off a 2007 World Series ring on his finger.
So is anyone wondering which pitchers have been the most impressive so far in the battle for a rotation spot this spring?
It seems that some pitchers have really shined, while others have had disastrous results as the first week of Spring Training comes to an end.
Here are some of the results so far…
So what does all this mean at this stage of the game? Absolutely nothing. It’s till to early, and such a small sampling of raw data is not enough to make any judgments. It’s just a window into how things have started off as the Mets try to determine how the rest of the rotation will shape up after Glavine and Orlando Hernandez.
This week will give us a better read into individual performances as each pitcher begins to be stretched to 4 innings per start.
Meanwhile, on another note, the more I see of the Mets young outfielder Carlos Gomez, the more I like. It is easy to to see why the Mets are so high on him and fellow phenom, Fernando Martinez. Carlos Gomez homered in yesterdays win over the Astros. Mike Carp, who is considered to be the Mets first baseman of the future, also had a big day, driving in five runs as a last minute replacement for Carlos Delgado.
Later this week we will thow some questions about all of the Mets top prospects to a couple of experts who know the Mets Minor Leagues, inside-out. It should make for a very informative and enjoyable interview that I know you will all enjoy.
Finally, thanks again to Adam Rubin, for giving us some time on Monday.
About the Author: Joe DeCaro
I'm a lifelong Mets fan who loves writing and talking about the Amazins' 24/7. From the Miracle in 1969 to the magic of 1986, and even the near misses in '73 and '00, I've experienced it all - the highs and the lows. I started Mets Merized Online in 2005 to feed my addiction. Follow me on Twitter @metsmerized.
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