Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 2/15/13
While examining the non-roster invites on the Mets’ official website you may notice there are quite a number of players who have a legitimate shot at making the club out of spring training. Veteran arms such as Scott Atchison and Aaron Laffey have MLB experience and could help in the team’s bullpen. Despite missing two full seasons after shoulder surgery Pedro Feliciano is also an option if he can prove he is healthy. It was Feliciano who set single season appearances records for the Mets from 2008-2010, with 86, 88 and 92 games respectively and Tim Byrdak would have been a possibility, but he won’t be useable until at least July as he recovers from surgery to repair a torn anterior capsule in his throwing shoulder. Infielder Omar Quintanilla could play himself into a utility infielder’s role with a nice spring and outfielder Marlon Byrd has shown that he can produce some decent numbers in the past, although he may not have anything left according to my fellow Mets360 writer...
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