Mets%20Astros%20Spring%20Baseball.JPG">I wonder how Nelson Figeruoa feels right now as he looks down the line-up card. Figgy knew his call-up wasn't permanent but I'm sure he was hoping to stick around as the long man until Redding returned or audition for another team.
The odds are certainly stacked against him today, Figgy is a contact pitcher who has a very questionable defense behind him. Jerry has decided to give Luis Castillo and Ryan Church the day off, while replacing them with Fernando Tatis and Gary Sheffield. Tatis will be playing 2nd for the first time in his major league career, I do believe he played there in AAA with Norfolk in 2006 when he was just beginning his comeback. Carlos Beltran will be flanked by Dan Murphy and Gary Sheffield, I hope he has his running shoes on....