Monday, May 14, 2007

Called Up

The New York Mets called up 21 year old outfield prospect Carlos Gomez from New Orleans (AAA)of the Pacific Coast League and optioned righthanded pitcher Mike Pelfrey to the Zephyrs.

Gomez, 21, was hitting .286 (40-140) with 24 runs scored, eight doubles, two triples, two home runs, 13 RBI, 17 stolen bases with 15 walks and 23 strikeouts in 36 games this year with New Orleans. Gomez is leading the PCL in stolen bases. Carlos batted .222 (2-9) with one run scored and two RBI in 10 spring training games for the Mets.

Mike Pelfrey was 0-5 with a 6.53 ERA in six starts for New York. Thursday's starter against the Cubs is to be determined.

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