Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 4/6/12
  With opening night Thursday for the Buffalo Bisons, here is the “official” opening day roster for the Mets AAA entry in the International League. With at least five major league prospects on the roster in Harvey, Familia, Valdespin, Lutz, and Nieuwenhuis, this AAA team is getting away from the image of fielding a team full of retreads every year. Perhaps this incarnation of the Herd can compete for it’s first playoff appearance since before the Mets moved there in 2009. So it is without further adieu, I present to you the 2012 AAA Buffalo Bisons. STARTING ROTATION 1) Matt Harvey (RHP) 2) Jeurys Familia (RHP) 3) Chris Schwinden (RHP) 4) Jeremy Hefner (RHP) 5) Garrett Olson (LHP) BULLPEN Dylan Owen (RHP) Fernando Cabrera (RHP) Chuck James (LHP) Daniel Herrera (LHP) Justin Hampson (LHP) Jeff Stevens (RHP) Jack Egbert (RHP) Jenrry Mejia (RHP) D.L. Chris Young (RHP) D.L. CATCHERS Rob Johnson Lucas May INFIELDERS Val Pascucci Josh Satin Jordanny Valdespin Omar Quintanilla Zach ...
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