Mets relief pitcher Gonzalez Germen could return from the disabled list as early as Tuesday and join the team for their series against the Milwaukee Brewers. German last pitched for the Mets on May 5th before a virus and an abscess forced him to go on the DL.
Terry Collins indicated that Germen will be placed on the Mets roster and not optioned to Triple-A once he is activated. In doing so, the Mets are going to have to make a roster moves, and according to sources Dana Eveland may be the odd man out.
“Germen pitched back-to-back games for the first time last night” Sandy Alderson told ESPNNewYork. ”We are assessing if a stint in Las Vegas will be necessary. We’ll know more later today”
It seems to be the case of the manager believing it to be one way, with the General Manager believing it to be another way.
Germen so far this season with the Mets: 0-0, 17.2 IP, 16 H, 7 ER, 5 BB, 17 K. He appeared in five games with the St. Lucie Mets total, pitching five innings giving up five hits and striking out eight.