Originally written on MetsMinor.net  |  Last updated 8/21/13
Worth noting: As the end of the season approaches, the Mets have already started looking ahead to the 2014 campaign. The most important part of that checklist includes shelving pitchers who have reached their innings limits. Matthew Bowman, who made the transition from reliever to starter this year, was the first player shut down under those guidelines. The 22-year-old amassed 127 innings this season between Low A Savannah and St. Lucie — a jump of nearly 100 innings after he logged 29.1 innings with short-season Brooklyn last year in his first pro campaign. He was placed on the 7-day disabled list so the Mets could roster another pitcher, but there is still an outside chance he makes one more start during the final week of the season. Meanwhile, infielder Aderlin Rodriguez continues to nurse a sprained right thumb and is unlikely to return this season, according to the team’s radio analyst. Rodriguez has not played since June 12th because of the injury. Surging at the plate: Secon...
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