Wednesday Night Links & Open Thread

Links on the way… Stay tuned.

Long Live Shea Stadium – LLSS has a scouting report on Indians’ starter Mitch Talbot.

Mets Kool Aid – Did you realize the Mets have won 9 out of 10 games since they 86’d Gary Matthews Jr. and Oliver Perez? I didn’t… (Get it? 86’d? Whatever…)

Newark Star-Ledger – Andy McCullough reports that Jerry Manuel would like to see Ike Davis bunting on occasion against the shift.

213 Miles From Shea – A look at some decent recent late-round draft picks.

MetsBlog – Matt Cerrone reports that Arizona may be shopping Kelly Johnson. Interesting news, but Akinori Iwamura will come at a much cheaper price.

Tonight’s Game

Tonight, the Mets (36-28)are taking on the Indians (25-38) in Cleveland. Ohio native Jon Niese (3-2, 3.61) gets the ball for the Mets and he will be faced by Cleveland’s Mitch Talbot (7-4, 3.59).

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  1. isuzudude June 17, 2010 at 1:24 pm
    I don't understand why the Mets should be interested in picking up a 2B. Can we wait until Castillo comes back to see if he regains his 2009 form before we start burning up the phone lines? It also seems like the Tejada/Cora tandem are handling the duties just fine in his absence.