It’s possible one of Mets pitching prospects LHP Jack Leathersich or RHP Jeff Walters could end up on the Opening Day roster, according to a one team official (Rubin, Feb. 7).
Starting pitchers Rafael Montero or Cory Mazzoni could be considered for the big-league bullpen as well, the team official added.
Matthew Cerrone, Lead Writer
These guys have all been repeatedly mentioned this winter by Terry Collins, Alderson and other team officials, as possible solutions for the bullpen. They’re all going to be in camp. They’re all intriguing. However, Walters is the only one of the bunch on the 40-man roster, so I assume he has a slight leg up. In any case, this will be among the better competitions to watch during spring training, since so much of this team’s future rests on the shoulders of these top, young arms…