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Possible Replacements For Delgado Update…

Published by on May 20, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB


I wanted to give an update on my “Possible replacements for Delgado” post. Mets’ first baseman, Carlos Delgado was placed on the 15 Day DL and had hip surgery on Tuesday. Mets’ GM, Omar Minaya expects Delgado to be out about 10 weeks.

It appears the Mets will go with two of the internal options that I had on my list of replacements: Fernando Tatis and Daniel Murphy. The Mets keep asking a lot of Murphy. In the last year and a half, the Mets have asked Murphy to learn how to play LF, 2B, and 1B. That is a lot to ask of a young player who is trying to get accustomed to the major leagues.

In terms of trades, here is what Minaya had to say…

“I’...

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