Friday Night: Pagan Out, Thole In
Andrew Marchand is reporting that Angel Pagan will likely take another night off tonight as the Mets start a three-game series against the visiting Minnesota Twins. It seems the Mets are proceeding with caution and that Pagan is on board with the decision:
“I don’t think they are going to let me play,” Pagan said.
Pagan didn’t disagree with the anticipated decision.
“I just don’t want it to be a bigger deal,” Pagan said. (ESPN New York)
In other news, Jerry Manuel doesn’t think Rod Barajas’ back injury is serious, but he expects to start Josh Thole behind the plate tonight.