Marshall hit .271 / .380 / .434 with 14 home runs and 70 RBI with the Double-A West Tennessee Diamond Jax last season.
-Mets selected RHP Rolando Valdez from San Diego.
Between Double-A and Triple-A last season, Valdez posted a 5.40 ERA in 33 1-3 innings. He posted a 1.680 WHIP, allowing five home runs.
-Mets selected LHP Orlando Lara from San Diego.
Lara spent 2009 with the Mexico City Reds, pitching in 18 games, starting seven. He posted a 5.03 ERA and 1.676 WHIP. He allowed three home runs in 48 1-3 innings.
-Mets selected RHP Johan Figuereo from Washington.
Figuereo is a converted infielder who threw his first inning in 2007. In ‘08 he tossed 37 2-3 innings, putting up a 4.20 ERA and 1.274 WHIP. Last year, he tossed 24 2-3 innings with a 2.92 ERA and 1.216 WHIP. In only 23 innings, he allowed eight home runs.
The Mets did lose a player from the Gulf Coast League team. I’m trying to track down that name.
Beard went 5-2 with a 5.34 ERA and 1.385 WHIP last season.