Mets Rookie Jenrry Mejia To Be Promoted?

Metszilla.comCorrespondent IAugust 31, 2010

NEW YORK - APRIL 10:  Jenrry Mejia #32 of the New York Mets in action against the Washington Nationals during their game on April 10, 2010 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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According to Jon Heyman of SI.com, New York Mets talented farm hand, Jenrry Mejia, will be given an opportunity to start for NY very soon:

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hearing talented rhp jenrry mejia will got shot to start with #mets soon.

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Jon Heyman

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Andy Martino of the Daily News believes it could be as early as this upcoming Saturday in Chicago:

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I'd say pretty good. Minaya very impressed last night RT @ilpadrino78 Odds Mejia is starting on saturday for Mets?

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All of this comes on the heels of Mejia’s latest gem for AAA Buffalo.  While Pat Misch was getting pummeled for 5 ER in 3 IP, Jennry was baffling hitters from the Washington Nationals International league affiliate.  He took a no-hit bid into the 6th inning and according to the  Bison official website:

Mejia had a dominating fastball that reached as high as 97 mph. Through the first four innings, the Chiefs didn’t get a ball out of the infield off the righty. Martinez broke up the Mejia’s no-hit bid with a one-out home run in the top of the sixth.

It was the only run he allowed on the night, pitching 8 brilliant innings while fanning 9 batters in the process.

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