Pacific Coast League
“I want the kid to go up there and just look strictly for fastballs, and fastballs that he can drive,” Backman said. “…We’ll make the adjustments that need to be made for this guy. He’s gonna get right.”
“If not for the minor setback with the shoulder, he might already be here,” a team official told the New York Post. “We are at the point where you can say it’s probably two or three more starts (for Las Vegas).”
The Mets selected the contract of outfielder Andrew Brown from Triple-A Las Vegas on Friday and sent down Collin Cowgill to take his spot.
New York Mets prospect Matt Harvey worked two shutout innings in front of the hometown fans in Buffalo at the Triple-A All-Star game Wednesday night.