June 3, 2009
Reports indicate that the Mets will decide tomorrow whether they will call someone up to replace Ramon Martinez or wait for Jose Reyes to return on Friday.
Even if Carlos Beltran returns to the line-up, after spending the last four days sick with a stomach virus, his effectiveness will certainly be in question.
And lets not forget that their biggest power threat, Gary Sheffield is playing on a sore knee.
I simply feel that the Mets need to promote an offensive player, and not a defensive player such as Jonathan Malo or Cory Sullivan. Now that Javier Valentin may be unavailable due to a shoulder injury, Wily Mo Pena might be their best option.
Pena has played seven games in right field, seven games at first base and two games in left field without recording an error (nine other games as DH). His over all batting average is still only .247, but it appears his bat is heating up.
OF Wily Mo Pena extended his hit streak to a Bisons season high nine games with his RBI single in the first inning. Pena is now hitting .333 (12-for-36) with five RBI during the streak. source MiLB
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