Around The Web: Jenrry Mejia

Metszilla.comCorrespondent IJune 22, 2010

NEW YORK - MAY 09: Jenrry Mejia #32 of the New York Mets pitches against the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field on May 9, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
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According to Adam Rubin of  ESPN New York, the Mets decided to send prized rookie right-hander, Jenrry Mejia, to AA to resume his grooming as a starter.  According to Rubin:

Manuel acknowledged, Mejia had not recently stepped up and assumed the eighth-inning role as had been planned by this point.  And given his relative lack of use — he has now tossed only 4 2/3 innings this month — the Mets opted to ensure Mejia get optimal development time as a starting pitcher.

This breaking news was announced following Sunday’s loss to the Yankees and has caused quite a buzz around the Blogosphere.  Here at we have taken a look ‘Around the Web’ to see what others are saying about the move, and have offered our take as well.

The MetsZilla Take: Here at Metszilla we were split at the start of the season on what to do with Mejia.  Jay felt there was cause for keeping the head-turning rookie on the opening day roster while I, on the flip side, believed it would be best to have Mejia develop as a starter in the minors.  I was afraid that both Minaya and Jerry were only bringing....TO READ THE REST OF THIS ARTICLE AND OTHERS LIKE IT CLICK HERE: