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J.J. Putz Could Be Demoted From the Set-Up Role

NEW YORK - MAY 13:  J.J. Putz #22 of the New York Mets looks on against the Atlanta Braves on May 13, 2009 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Braves defeated the Mets 8-7 in twelve innings.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
ed feverCorrespondent IJune 3, 2009

Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post is reporting that Jerry Manuel will have a talk with J.J. Putz on Wednesday, and there's speculation that the struggling set-up man may lose his eighth inning role.

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