Brian Schneider has been scratched from the lineup tonight with bursitis in his left knee. Schneider said he has a little extra fluid in the bursa sac in the top of the knee, but he indicated it’s not serious and he expects
“Catchers get it at the top of the knee because of the pounding,” Schneider said. “I never had it as bad as it is â€” not that it’s terrible. But when I go down to block a ball, you feel it.
“They recommended to take a day and let it calm down,” said Schneider who said he could have played if this was Game 1 of the playoffs.
Robinson Cancel will catch tonight. Ramon Castro was activated from the disabled list.
Here is the revised Mets lineup:
Jose Reyes, SS
Ryan Church, RF
David Wright, 3B
Carlos Beltran, CF
Carlos Delgado, 1B
Fernando Tatis, LF
Damion Easley, 2B
Robinson Cancel, C
Johan Santana, P
It’s raining and the tarp is on the field, but it’s still too early to tell if the game is in jeopardy.