Darin Gorski, Binghamton Mets (photograph by MMO)
On Monday, general manager Sandy Alderson talked a little bit about Mets left-handed pitching prospect Darin Gorski.
Alderson said that Gorski will get a serious look as a reliever in Spring Training, but it is unlikely he’ll make the Opening Day roster. The Mets just want to see how Gorski performs in that role.
Gorski, 25, has been used mostly as a starter during his minor league career and just 16 of his 90 appearances have been in relief including one stint in relief in 2012.
It’s possible that the Mets are intrigued by Gorski’s ability to hold lefthanded hitters to a stingy .219 batting average.
We got to meet Darin a few times last season and we have a kid here who is well grounded, dedicated and highly motivated. It wouldn’t shock me to see him excel as future MLB lefty specialist.
MMO Minor League Analyst, Mitch Petanick:
I’m starting to get the feeling the Mets are looking to add a second left-handed arm to the bullpen this ...