“Pedro Martinez”:http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/players/profile?statsId=4875 will make his second rehab start for Single-A St. Lucie today.
After three simulated games, Martinez made his first rehab start last week and threw 63 pitches over three innings plus another 17 in the bullpen.
GM Omar Minaya said results donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t matter now, that building up his arm strength is a priority. Martinez was clocked at 88, which means he should be in the low 90s when he returns.
Three Mets needed the off-day, beginning with Ramon Castro.
-Luis Castillo’s knee is sore.
-Carlos Beltran said he was tight after hitting from the right side on Sunday. We’ll see about tonight.