News: Wilosn Valdez replaces Alex Cora

The Mets put infielder Alex Cora on the 15-Day disabled list, retroactive to August 13.

Wilson Valdez was promoted from Triple-A Buffalo to replace Cora – he will be available for tonight’s game.

Valdez hit .208 in 11 games with the Mets earlier this season.  However, he’s hitting .400 in his last 35 at bats with Buffalo.

it’s just so hard to believe that he’s the best option to replace cora… but, at this point, pre-September, given the standings, it makes no sense to burn a shirt… so, valdez it is stay hot, buddy