Found March 09, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
The Mets announced they have assigned RHP Cory Mazzoni, RHP Rafael Montero and catcher Juan Centeno to minor league camp. Mazzoni finished the Spring with with a 3.38 ERA in eight innings, Montero had a 4.50 ERA in four innings, and Centeno was 0-for-1 in two Grapefruit League games. The Mets currently have a full 40-man roster, but they also have many non-roster invites that are vying for spots on the 25 with a legitimate shot to make the team. Those players include Scott Atchison, LaTroy Hawkins, Pedro Feliciano, Brian Bixler, Omar Quintanilla, Marlon Byrd and Andrew Brown. If any of them make the active roster, some cuts will need to be made. Players on the bubble who could get removed from the 40-man include: Gonzalez Germen, Elvin Ramirez, Robert Carson, and then it starts getting a little dicey. Any of those players can be optioned to the minors without being exposed to waivers. Currently, the only player in camp without any options is infielder Brandon Hicks. If he doesn’t ma...
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