Here are a couple of items I hadn’t mentioned yet that are worth a minute of your time, but didn’t warrant their own posts.

• The Mets put John Maine on the DL yesterday with what is being termed as “shoulder weakness.”

• The move that everyone thought was going to happen to go along with it was the activation of Ryota Igarashi from the disabled list, but before the game manager Jerry Manuel said he needed one more appearance in the minors.

• Instead, the Mets recalled journeyman Elmer Dessens from the minor leagues for bullpen help.

• So whenever the Mets do recall Igarashi, it will probably be the same day they finally send Jenrry Mejia down to the minors to be stretched out as a starter.

Alex Cora made the throwing error that ultimately led to the Yankees’ only two runs of the game. The reason Cora was playing? Because Luis Castillo was scratched with a sore foot. Anthony DiComo of reported that he has been dealing with this foot since spring training and made it sound like a DL stint might be necessary.

• Finally there is the issue of Jose Reyes ‘ overactive thyroid that kept him out in the beginning of the season. Reyes said that the problem is behind him, but he has to go in for one more test sometime next week. If the test goes well, it will be the final one for him.

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