Friday, November 18, 2011

Mets protect seven

According to multiple reports the Mets have protected seven players by adding them to the 40 man roster prior to the rule five draft...

There has been talk that Carson's could be in the mix for a pen spot, while he's probably a year away Nieuwenhuis could surpass Pagan and the only thing holding Havens back is his inability to remain healthy.

The roster is now at 38 which leaves them enough room to sign someone without placing a player on waivers or making a trade.  As far as whether anyone was overlooked there were three players who could have been protected but it's understandable that they weren't.  Marte is injured, McHugh had a bad year and Holt is wild, however; both pitchers could be selected...

Here is a list of the players ( Tpg Mets) who have not been protected that are eligible for the draft.