Is Our Pen Running Out Of Ink?

An article by posted on April 23, 2008

Adam Rubin of the Daily News had an interesting side note to his article this morning…

Met starters are averaging 5.8 innings through the first 19 games. Met relievers have made 70 appearances out of the pen through the first 19 games. Last season the Met bullpen logged one appearance shy of 500 for the year. This year, they are on pace to make 597 trips to the mound if this keeps up.

It’s still early in the season but this certainly bears watching. It certainly shows that Willie still has his quick hook in hyper drive.

I thought the addition of Johan Santana was going gto remedy this situation…

You can certainly see how tired and ineffective guys like Aaron Heilman and Jorge Sosa are already…

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