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Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Mets Roster Projection

Mets Rumors & News

Let’s take a look at how the Mets roster might shake out. This isn’t a prediction of what I think will happen, but what I think should happen (and I’ll refrain from including names such as John Lackey, Orlando Hudson and Tom Seaver).

Rotation: The starters are already etched in stone: Johan Santana, Mike Pelfrey, Oliver Perez, John Maine and Jon Niese. We can debate whether it will be a disaster or exceed expectations, but barring a last-minute trade (with the Reds?), it is what it is.

Bullpen: This is where it gets interesting, with a number of different combinations the Mets can go with. Frankie Rodriguez and Pedro Feliciano may be the only two who are guaranteed a spot in the ’pen. I would go with Kiko Calero, Hisanori Takahashi, Fernando Nieve, Ryota Igarashi and Nelson Figueroa to round out the rest of the relief corps. Takashi may be having trouble getting lefties out, but otherwise he’s looked impressive – and he throws strikes. Having been jerked around …

Week 23 NBA pickups

Fantasy

Week 23 (March 29-April 4)
Teams playing four games: Charlotte, Dallas, Houston, L.A. Clippers, L.A. Lakers, Milwaukee, New Jersey, New Orleans, New York, Oklahoma City, Phoenix, San Antonio, Toronto, Washington
Teams playing three games: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Detroit, Golden State, Indiana, Memphis, Miami, Minnesota, Orlando, Philadelphia, Portland, Sacramento, Utah
Teams playing two games: None

Roddy Beaubois (Mavs)- Beaubois has received inconsistent minutes with Jason Terry back but he caught fire vs. the Warriors on Saturday. He scored a career high 40 points including 9 three-pointers. Yes, this game against Golden State so we need to see more consistent production.

Andres Nocioni (Kings)- Nocioni scored 21 points yesterday which was his highest output since December 28th. He played in a season high 40 minutes because of injuries and made 5 three-pointers. He has value if the Kings continue to play short-handed.

Jason Kapono …

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