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In Hawaii:

  • Ruben Tejada went 0-for-5 (.244/.282/.308).
  • Jordan Abruzzo went 0-for-1 as a pinch-hitter (.222/.279/.254).

In the Dominican Republic:

  • Fernando Martinez went 1-for-4 (.333/.392/.578).
  • Julio Polanco allowed a run on four hits in 2.2 innings, striking out two.
  • Fernando Tatis went 2-for-5 with a double and an RBI (.302/.362/.476).

In Puerto Rico:

  • Carlos Guzman went 0-for-3 with a walk.
  • Brahiam Maldonado struck out as a pinch-hitter.
  • Jesus Feliciano went 2-for-4 with a walk, a stolen base and two runs scored.
  • Eric Brown allowed one hit in 2.2 innings of relief, striking out three.

A number of players have fallen off of this list because they've been declared minor league free agents and are no longer property of the Mets. The list includes guys like Jorge Sosa, Ambiorix Concepcion, Abraham Nunez, Tim Lavigne, Eude Brito, Salvador Paniagua, Gustavo Molina and Val Pascucci *shakes fist*.

At DRays Bay, Graham contributes a number-less explanation of tRA, one of the many awesome stats calculated and provided free-of-charge at StatCorner.

At MetsGeek, Alex Nelson digs through the free agent bargain bin (as well as the aforementioned minor league free agent list) to see who could be had for less than $20 million a season.

Trevor Hoffman is a free agent, and while it seems a foregone conclusion that he'll return to San Diego, if the Padres hold a fire sale, Hoffman could be a short-term alternative to the Brian Fuenteses, Kerry Woods and Francisco Rodriguezes of the world.

Yahoo!'s Jeff Passan had a busy weekend compiling the ultimate free agent tracker, including player rankings by position and comments for all.