Things always happen when the Mets play here. With Port St. Lucie an hour away, the rehabbing guys pop in for visits. Last night it was Pedro Martinez. Today “Jose Valentin.”:http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/players/profile?statsId=4948
Valentin said his right knee is sore from his hardest day of rehabbing. He’ll travel back to NY with the team tomorrow, be examined and fly back to PSL on Tuesday. If he gets the green light he’ll start playing in extended spring games.
Valentin said offseason surgery is a possibility if he plays next year. You can tell he’s itching to get back, but Damion Easley is playing really well. No reason to make a switch now.