After a comically tragic performance Monday in Philly the Mets disabled Felix Heredia 49 and recalled Heath Bell 19. Bell appeared tonight to wrap up a record-setting Met win. This team might be better than we thought.
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Quick corrections to begin the new year: Manny Aybar debuted this afternoon in No. 36; and Felix Heredia wore 49. (Thank you Tom for the update; FU to MSG and Time Warner for not showing it to me). Also, Kris Benson 34 hit the DL, revealing Omar was probably foolish in having traded away Matt Ginter. That means Victor Diaz made the squad, and in a new number this year, 20.Meantime, it appears a move or two is on the near horizon as Benson is expected to miss three weeks and after today’s performance you can bet the pressure will build on Braden Looper. Ugh. We did almost everything else right.
The Mets made their first trade of the offseason Friday, swapping disliked lefthanded relievers with the Yankees. Old and overworked Mike Stanton 32 is back in the Bronx, where he belongs, and battered ex-Yankee Felix Heredia comes to Shea. Few Mets fans ever warmed to Stanton, perhaps because they got tired of seeing him pitch nearly every day, and with a no-trade contract and a big salary, it’s a miracle the Mets got anything for him. Let’s hope Heredia can be used judiciously and effectively. Felix wore 45with the MFYs, and that number is technically available, but…