Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 11/16/14
It’s 8:00 AM in the beautiful Lehigh Valley. I just got to the ballpark after enjoying a delicious continental breakfast at the Super 8. Grounds in my coffee? Who cares? We got morning minor league baseball on tap, and the Bisons are throwing Matt Harvey today, and I’ll be sitting right behind homeplate. First pitch: 10:30 AM, I need more coffee, hold the grounds. Yesterday I was standing in the Bisons clubhouse before the game telling Chris Schwinden that he would definitely be getting called back up to the bigs soon, especially the way he has pitched this season. We had a really nice conversation, about the fact that having been there already, the next time would be more familiar, and he will be more comfortable, and he agreed. Little did I know, or he for that matter, that within the next 45 minutes he would be summoned to the big leagues. I spoke with Dylan Owen who like Schwinden, I had interviewed this past winter for MMO. Dylan was pitching in Venezuela at the time, and it w...
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