It’s pouring now and doesn’t look very good. “With the way MLB is, if we start we’re going to be here for a long time,” Mets manager Willie Randolph said.
Randolph said he’s not planning to pull Cliff Floyd from the starting lineup to protect his strained left Achilles from the wet turf. “It’s playoff time,” Randolph said. “There’s no time to rest and worry about things like that.”
It’s a gamble, because if Floyd is injured the Mets can’t replace him on their playoff roster and would have to play shorthanded.
Here’s the Mets’ lineup for tonight:
SS Jose Reyes
C Paul Lo Duca
CF Carlos Beltran
1B Carlos Delgado
3B David Wright
LF Cliff Floyd
RF Shawn Green
2B Jose Valentin
LHP Tom Glavine
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