The Mets 40-Man roster is now at 36 after the Angels claimed lefthander Robert Carson on waivers, the Dodgers grabbed outfielder Mike Baxter, and the team outrighted LHP Sean Henn and RHP Greg Burke.
Expect more purging as the Mets must make room for Ike Davis, Josh Edgin, Matt Harvey, Jeremy Hefner, Jenrry Mejia, Bobby Parnell, Scott Rice and Johan Santana who must all be activated from 60-day disabled list and placed on the 40-man roster.
So technically, the Mets now have 44 players which means four more heads to roll.
With Halloween around the corner, this is perfect timing for some tricks or treats…
Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports on the impending 40-man roster crunch the Mets will soon face after the World Series.
The Mets’ 40-man roster actually will be full even before the club adds farmhands eligible for the Rule 5 draft or signs any free agents this winter to major league deals.
That’s because eight players finished the season on the 60-day disabled list, ...