Sgt. Slaughtered

Quick update before I head out to the park tonight (meet me at McFaddens! I’ll be wearing No. 70):

Gary Matthews Jr. has been designated for assignment, at long last — only to be replaced on the roster by … surprise! … Omir Santos, our old friend from last season who unfortunately is hitting Class AA pitching about as well as Sarge Jr. hit in the majors this year. This development was sparked by reports indicating Henry Blanco has been hurting. Omir you might recall wore No. 9 last time we saw him.

Also returning to the squad, and reportedly in tonight’s lineup, is infielder Ruben Tejada, who was recalled when Luis Castillo finally went onto the disabled list with achy breaky feet. Tejada wore No. 11 last time through.

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One comment

  1. Jon Springer says:

    Submitted by Dave Mackey (not verified) on Mon, 06/07/2010 – 10:28am.
    Santos and Tejada showed up in their old unis – 9 and 11 respectively.

    And just as quickly Omir Santos is back in the minors – sent to AA Binghamton. Mets bringing up Jesus Feliciano from AAA Buffalo. Feliciano wore 23 for the Bisons. 27’s available…

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