Alex Cora DL'ed, Ramon Martinez called up

ed feverCorrespondent IMay 18, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO - MAY 14:  Alex Cora #3 of the New York Mets can't field a single hit by Pablo Sandoval of the San Francisco Giants during a Major League Baseball game on May14, 2009 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Alex Cora was posted in the starting lineup at short stop for last night's game in Los Angeles.

Just when we began to worry about why Jose Reyes was out for the fifth day in a row, news came out that Cora was scratched and placed on the 15 day disabled list.

It was revealed that Cora has a torn ligament in his right thumb.

As expected Ramon Martinez was recalled and made it to the park about 15 minutes before the game started.

I hope he slept on the plane, because Martinez is the starting shortstop.

The Mets placed utility infielder Alex Cora on the disabled list before Monday's game with a torn ligament in his right thumb. source NJ.com