Thursday, March 08, 2012
Mets News and Notes: Reyes, Koufax, Santana, Beato, Torres, Nitkowski
Hall of Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax was at Mets camp on Thursday morning. Koufax watched top pitching prospect Zach Wheeler in a minor league intrasquad game and also spoke with Mets relief pitcher Bobby Parnell about his delivery for a few minutes. .
Johan Santana threw a bullpen session Thursday and said he felt no discomfort after throwing two innings Tuesday. Santana is scheduled to pitch against the Marlins on Sunday. .
Relief pitcher Pedro Beato was diagnosed with rotator cuff inflammation and could start a light throwing program Friday. .
Center fielder Andres Torres has a tight right glute and did not play Thursday. .
Free agent pitcher C.J. Nitkowski, who has not pitched in the major leagues since 2005, worked out for the Mets on Thursday.