amLinks: CT Scans, and Backups

According to the results of his CT scan, Ruben Gotay did not fracture his leg or foot, instead they are calling it a sprained ankle.

For more on Gotay, and the other Mets injuries, check out David Lennon in Newsday, as well as Joel Sherman in the New York Post, who writes that the Mets are back in the market for backups.

Speaking of backups, during his weekly appearance on WFAN yesterday,’s Jon Heyman said the Mets and Tigers are discussing a trade that would send Marcus Thames to the Mets for Jorge Sosa.

Also, in a second reporter for the New York Post, Sherman explains why he has tried to avoid the organizational spin regarding Carlos Delgado.

In the Bergen Record, Bob Klapisch breaks down Billy Wagner’s new approach to pitching.

Lastly, in Newsday, Lennon explains why Carlos Beltran is worried while recovering from off-season surgery.