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63Just call him Tom Snyder… because he’s on after Carson. That’s Chris Schwinden, returning to the Mets tonight in Colorado and perhaps for a lengthy stay now that Mike Pelfrey’s sore elbom will be Tommy Johnned and Matt Harvey has been deemed not ready for prime time. Schwinden was activated and should be wearing the same he wore in four forgettable appearances late last year. He replaces reliever Robert Carson who was recalled from Class AA earlier this week, issued No. 73, but never made an appearance. Schwinden is still the only 63 ever to appear for the Mets.

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  1. Jon Springer says:

    Submitted by Dave Mackey (not verified) on Thu, 05/17/2012 – 7:10am.
    Carson is back on the Mets roster with DJ Carrasco DFA. It’s probably a typo but the roster shows him wearing 7. If not someone oughta tell Bob Geren….

    Submitted by Dave Mackey (not verified) on Thu, 05/17/2012 – 10:06am.
    Game notes show him in 73, as he was before.

  2. […] their expectations, but when he departed in 2012–ominously enough as a result of early-season Tommy John surgery–Pelfrey had long since vanquished the career marks of most all of his predecessors in the 34 […]

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