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Source: Jenrry Mejia almost called up

Updated: April 18, 2011, 2:53 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

ATLANTA -- Just how close did the New York Mets come to promoting 21-year-old Jenrry Mejia to take Chris Young's spot in the rotation?

A person involved in the discussion tells ESPNNewYork.com that Mejia was seriously considered to fill in, along with Pat Misch, after Young landed on the disabled list with biceps tendinitis. Eventual selection Dillon Gee ended up limiting the Atlanta Braves to one run in 5 2/3 innings. Had Mejia's pitching day lined up for Sunday, Mejia would have been selected, ...

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