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Orlando Hernandez makes rehab start for St. Lucie

Orlando Hernandez is continuing to get himself in shape to rejoin the Mets, and with Pedro Martinez out 4-6 weeks, his return can’t come soon enough. “El Duque” made a rehab start for the St. Lucie Mets on Thursday, according … Continue reading

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Pelfrey gets fifth starter spot

Well he might not have exactly earned it with his spring training performance, but Mike Pelfrey is the Mets fifth starter. The Mets placed Orlando Hernandez on the 15-day disabled list Sunday, choosing to begin the season with Pelfrey instead … Continue reading

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Hernandez outpitches Pelfrey in Florida finale

If we go solely on today’s performance, Orlando “El Duque” Hernandez appears to have won the fifth and final spot in the New York Mets’ starting rotation. Hernandez made the most of his final spring training start, giving up just … Continue reading

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“Photo finish” for fifth starter, pitching coach says

The New York Mets’ fifth starter remains a mystery just four days shy of Opening Day. Mets’ Pitching Coach Rick Petersen, speaking to the ESPN announcing crew during today’s 9-4 Grapefruit League win against the Atlanta Braves, said both Orlando … Continue reading

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