Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 3/29/13
According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets are expected to waive infielder Reese Havens and left-hander Darin Gorski to make room on their 40-Man roster. The process would involve exposing them to waivers. If they clear, they can be outrighted to the minors. I can see either of the two being picked up by other teams, and I’d put it at 50/50, especially for Gorski who could be ready to join an MLB bullpen right now. Rubin writes about them: Havens, a first-round pick in 2008, has struggled through back injuries throughout his career. He hit .215 in 325 at-bats last season with Double-A Binghamton. Gorski, a 25-year-old left-hander, was 9-8 with a 4.00 ERA in 25 appearances (24 starts) with the B-Mets in 2012. With both being cleared off the 40-man roster, the Mets now have five open spots for adding players on minor league deals. We all knew there would be some tough decisions to be made, and certainly these are two of them. Havens has been largely disappointing because of hi...
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