The Mets officially have added Nelson Figueroa to the roster to take Sunday's start opposite Milwaukee Jeff Suppan. Sidearmer Darren O'Day will be placed on Rule 5 waivers to clear roster room. O'Day would need to be offered back to his former club, the Angels, if he clears. source Daily News
If the Mets had DLed Mike Pelfrey retro-active to his last start he would have only missed one additional start. The Mets were going to be looking for ways to shave innings off Pelfrey's season anyway after he almost double his major league work load last season. Placing Pelf on the DL would have allowed them to recall Figgy without effecting anyone on the staff. The team chose O'Day over Sanchez out of spring training and then in two weeks have turned around and essentially cut him. O'Day has been placed on rule five waivers and if not claimed there he will most likely return to the Angels...