Originally written on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 10/25/14
The Mets are playing an intra-squad game today and MetsBlog posted the lineups for both sides. We are used to seeing stars not making road trips but apparently they do not play intra-squad games, either. No Wright, no Santana, no Tejada, no Duda. Not even a Buck to be found on either team. That’s okay, there are still a bunch of interesting things to be gleaned from this exhibition. Team White features the DP combo of Omar Quintanilla (SS) and Jordany Valdespin (2B). The injury to Daniel Murphy allows Terry Collins the excuse/opportunity to see Valdespin more in the infield. My opinion is that one of these two guys will go north with the club and make the Opening Day roster. It will be curious to see which one gets off to the better start. Qunitanilla played the best ball of his MLB career last year with the Mets while Valdespin proved to be an exciting player who did not shy from the big moment. Both are LHB and likely the only bench players to bat from the left side....
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