Martinez to Debut; Acquire Valdez

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Martinez to Debut; Acquire Valdez
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The New York Mets have promoted Minor League outfielder Fernando Martinez to the 25 man roster after moving OF Ryan Church to the 15 day DL.

With the injury bug that is biting the Mets lately, the fans were wondering when general manager Omar Minaya was finally going to make a move.

The Mets also acquired SS Wilson Valdez from the Cleveland Indians for cash and he has been promoted to the 25 man roster. Started SS Jose Reyes was finally put to the 15 day DL with a hamstring problem that has been bugging him for the past 11 games.

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