June 28: PM Mets Links, Puerto Rico Preview & Open Thread
MetsBlog – The weather forecast for the upcoming Mets-Marlin series: Rainy with a chance of rain, with intermittent thundershowers and periods of RAIN.
MetsToday – As of this writing, Mets fans seem to favor bringing in Cliff Lee over Ted Lilly, by a 2-to-1 margin. Have you voted?
ESPN New York – Jenrry Mejia left yesterday’s start in Binghamton with an arm injury. Adam Rubin is now reporting the injury is a posterior cuff strain in his throwing shoulder. No word on his recovery timetable.
Amazin’ Avenue – A full farm system report.
The Mets (43-32) travel to Hiram Bithorn Stadium in Puerto Rico to take on the Florida Marlins (35-40). R.A. Dickey (6-0, 2.33) will face Ricky Nolasco (6-6, 4.92). For a scouting report on Nolasco, visit Long Live Shea Stadium.
Check out Adam Rubin’s series preview over at ESPN New York. Based on the pitcher-vs-hitter stats for the probable starters, it looks like we could see some big offense in Puerto Rico, along with all the rain.