Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 10/19/13
As the Mets scramble to trim their 40-man roster to make room for players who finished the year on the disabled list or for prospects who could be lost to the Rule 5 draft, I keep contemplating the fate of Darin Gorski. Gorski, a Met left-handed pitcher in Binghamton went unprotected early in the spring and passed unclaimed through waivers. Gorski returned to the Mets minor leagues assigned to their Triple-A squad in Las Vegas. After recovering from an early shoulder injury in mid summer, Gorski was sent to Double-A Binghamton to begin to throw in games. The tall lefty was brilliant for the B-Mets their most consistent starter after the Eastern League All-Star break. The 6’4”, 25-year old southpaw made 14 appearances that included 13 starts going 6-1 for the regular season Eastern League champions. He logged a 1.87 ERA and an eye-popping 0.864 WHIP. Gorski allowed just 46 hits in 78.2 innings, striking out 67 batters while walking only 22. And, he seemed to solve a problem that had plagued
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