Adam Rubin at the Daily News this morning hints that ‘Bazooka’ Joe Smith “in a couple of days” will share something in common with Mike DeJean, Jose Offerman and David Weathers. That answers our question below about what number we’ll likely see the rookie in when he sheds the No. 70 he’d been wearing in camp and comes North with the big club.
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When Doug Mientkiewicz’ attempt to revive his season was interrupted Saturday by a hamstring tear, the Mets fished the Norfolk waters and reeled in fossilized utilityman Jose Offerman.Offernman, just .167 in 36 turns at bat for the Tides, suited up Sunday night in No. 35, recently cashiered by Mike DeJean. Truth be told, the elderly switch-hitting Offerman wasn’t that bad as a pinch-hitter for the Twins last year.