Mets Notes: Jenrry Mejia Optioned To Minors

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MEJIA TO MINORS

The Mets announced via Twitter that they have optioned RHP Jenrry Mejia to minor league camp. They now have 22 pitchers in camp which includes 7 non-roster invitations.

REAR VIEW MIRROR:

First things first, according to Andy McCullough of NJ.com, Ike Davis is fine after being involved in a car accident this afternoon.

Ike Davis said he was not injured after being involved in a minor car accident on US-1 here on Monday afternoon. He was rear-ended as he drove to go fishing on the team’s off-day. His car was still “fine,” Davis said.

Be careful out there Ike.

HU IS NOT ON SECOND:

Regarding the whole Luis Hernandez/second base thing, no denials yest from the Mets who usually jump right out and say something if a reporter gets it wrong. But Andy Martino of the Daily News does add this:

From talking to people today, definitely do no get sense TC has decided on Hernandez for 2B. He’s in mix, but this is a fluid situation.

So who knows? I was actually hoping to hear a strong denial which didn’t come, so maybe the NY Post finally got something right for a change.

ROSTER BREAKDOWN:

There are currently 46 players in major league camp, including 12 non-roster invitees. Here is the breakdown:

• Pitchers – 23 total (seven non-roster)
• Catchers – 5 total (two non-roster)
• Infielders – 10 total (one non-roster)
• Outfielders – 8 total (two non-roster)

GETS BY BUCKNER:

Hey did you know that Mookie Wilson started his own blog? It’s called Mookie’s View and here is an excerpt from his first post:

How did I get to this point in life in spite of all the restrictions and limitations confronting people like myself in the early 70’s? The social and cultural limitations were enough to cause most people to call it quits. Yet! Here I am with a family, two college degrees and a career in professional sports. Don’t misunderstand me as having a sad childhood, just noting that it was a struggle.

TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT:

The Mets play their one and only night game of the spring against the Nationals. Here is tonights lineup:

1. Jose Reyes, SS
2. Luis Castillo, 2B
3. Angel Pagan, CF
4. David Wright, 3B
5. Jason Bay, LF
6. Ike Davis, 1B
7. Willie Harris, RF
8. Josh Thole, C
9. Chris Young, P

Also expected to pitch are Oliver Perez, Taylor Tankersley, Pedro Beato, Blaine Boyer, Francisco Rodriguez, Jason Isringhausen.

GET YOUR GAME FACE ON:

METS OPENING DAY IMAGE 60 from Brett Hauze on Vimeo.

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