Originally posted on Around Citi  |  Last updated 6/10/13
Prior to Tuesday’s game, the Mets will recall LHP Josh Edgin from AAA to replace Robert Carson on the roster. The fact that Edgin is coming back to the big leagues makes no sense whatsoever. In Las Vegas, Edgin put up a 5.91 ERA and in AA Binghamton he put up a 7.88 ERA. In the minors this year, he has a WHIP of 1.661. Edgin is a guy who dominated the minors as recently as last year and was also a quality major league arm in 2012. He was sent to the minors for the same reason as Ike Davis, to fix what was wrong with him. The Mets saw what Edgin could do back in 2012, and sent him back to the minors to rediscover himself. So, by calling Edgin back up with his terrible numbers, his trip to the minors was useless. Furthermore, this sends a false message to Ike Davis, who was also sent to the minors to rediscover himself. If Ike goes to Vegas and continues to hit .160, will the Mets just call him back up again too? A pitcher who had an ERA near 8 in AA will most likely struggle in the m...
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