Cliff Floyd told Mets manager Willie Randolph he could do more than pinch hit, and that’s why he’s on the NLCS roster. How much he can play, well, that remains to be seen.
“I told them how I felt,” Floyd said. “I told them I could play. I don’t feel great, I haven’t felt great for awhile. … I want to be a part of this team and help us win. This could be my last season with the Mets and I didn’t want to go out that way.”
It’s a gamble putting Floyd on the roster, and there’s even more of a gamble by starting him tonight. Assuming, of course, they play. If Floyd goes down the Mets will play shorthanded.
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