What’s Up With The Lefties?
The Mets sent Josh Edgin, Jack Leathersich and Adam Kolarek to minor-league camp leaving only Scott Rice as a lefty reliever, though word is John Lannan will get a look out of the bullpen. Lannan, the former Washington National, is officially in competition with Dice-K, Jenrry Mejia, and two minor leaguers, Jacob deGrom and Rafael Montero for the number five spot in the Mets rotation. I suspect Dice-K will win the number five job and Mejia will be relegated (sounds like a demotion, which it isn’t) to the pen or Triple A (that’s the demotion). The youngsters deGrom and Montero will be sent out soon enough and get ready for their MLB debut later this season...Read More