This should solve the Mets bullpen woes — D.J. Carrasco has been activated from the disabled list, with Jordany Valdespin being sent down.
Carrasco has been out and hardly missed since spraining his ankle during spring training. But he’s apparently been lighting up Triple-A and Single-A in his rehab appearances, allowing just one run in nine innings of work.
That’s where Carrasco belongs. He was a flop with the Mets last season, pitching to a 6.02 ERA in 42 appearances. He was banished to the minors where he was just fine. But for some reason Sandy Alderson felt the need to sign Carrasco to a two-year, $2.4 million deal before 2011, so the Mets have no choice but to at least give him a shot.
Hell, he can’t be any worse than the rest of the bullpen. Wait, he’s proven that he certainly can.