News: Sheffield and Schneider Expected Back

Brian Schneider missed his third straight game last night due to a knee injury.

the buzz from Citi Field yesterday suggested he would be back in the starting lineup either today or tomorrow

…in addition, the Mets may activate Gary Sheffield from the disabled list this weekend, as well…

…it could not come at a better time, because the bench is super weak…

Last night, Angel Berroa pinch hit for Livan Hernandez and grounded out with the bases loaded in the sixth.

Following the game, Hernandez said, ‘I think we made a bad decision,’ regarding Manuel’s choice to pinch hit Berroa.

ouch… but, he might be right… i mean, manuel’s bench has been so weak of late, livan has been taking batting practice every day because he, a starting pitcher batting .135, is consider a legit option for offense from the bench