New York Mets have recalled Rob Carson from Triple-A Las Vegas and designated fellow left-hander Aaron Laffey for assignment.
For the Mets, it’s been Jon Niese, Matt Harvey and pray for rain — or snow. Or perhaps Zack Wheeler?
The Rockies’ president, the Rockies’ mascot and Mets general manager Sandy Alderson helped shovel snow at Coors Field in preparation of Tuesday’s doubleheader.
The back end of New York’s rotation has been predictably abysmal. Dillon Gee, Jeremy Hefner and Aaron Laffey — the current No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5 starters — have a combined 6.23 ERA in 23 2/3 innings pitched.
Marlon Byrd singled home the game-winning run as the Mets won a wild one at Citi Field over the Marlins.
Aaron Laffey is 25-29 with a 4.38 ERA in six major league seasons with four teams.
When the hard comebacker off the bat of Carlos Beltran (of course it was him) smashed off the right elbow of Mets pitcher Jeremy Hefner on Tuesday afternoon, you just had to laugh — to keep from crying.
While Mets have had their share of injuries during spring training, but Shaun Marcum’s right shoulder doesn’t appear to be a major issue.
Harvey pitched his initial two innings of the spring against the Astros, concentrating on keeping his fastball down in the zone, and he thought d’Arnaud did an excellent job of helping him get strikes.
Ivan Nova snapped a five game winless streak as the Yankees took their winning streak to 4 games by defeated the Blue Jays, 5-2 on Saturday.