Bashlor + Peterson Up, O’Rourke + Flexen Down

Round and round, we go.

The pitching carousel continues. Chris Flexen and Ryan O’Rourke have been sent back down to Syracuse. Tyler Bashlor and Tim Peterson have been summoned back to the big club.

Chris Flexen was saddled with the loss last night in the Mets’ 18 inning marathon against Milwaukee. He allowed six base runners over an inning and a third, but to be fair he got no help from atrocious umpire, Angel Hernández.

Ryan O’Rourke appeared in last night’s game as well. He only pitched two thirds of an inning. You may be asking why the “long man” faced only two batters in an extra-inning affair. You’d have to ask Mickey Callaway.

Welcome back Tim Peterson. I guess? Originally on the opening day roster, Peterson allowed ten base runners in only 4 innings before being sent down to Syracuse.

For what it’s worth, Peterson was effective for Syracuse after being sent down.

I’m officially putting my support behind Tyler Bashlor. Maybe I’m tired of the same couple internal options. Maybe I just need something to believe in.

Since the Mets drafted Bashlor in the 11th round in 2013, he hasn’t been completely terrible. Which is a lot more than you can say for literally anyone else the Mets have been calling up the last few years.

Make us proud Tyler!

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