Machado was already ruled out for the season following knee surgery, so this doesn't change anything. He is set to be ready in time for next season's spring training.Analysis:
Ruggiano finished the season hitting .281/.337/.429 in 224 at-bats, with six home runs and 28 RBI as a part-time player.Analysis:
The team reinstated pitcher Brandon Morrow and infielder Dan Johnson from the disabled list Tuesday, while adding seven other players from the minors. They are: Ryan Goins, Anthony Gose, Kendall Graveman, Sean Nolin, Daniel Norris, Dalton Pompey and George Kottaras .Analysis:
Lawrie has been out since Aug. 5 as a result of the injury, and there is no indication he has made much progress while recovering. He finished the season with a .247/.301/.421 line in 259 at-bats, with 12 home runs and 38 RBI.Analysis:
Medlen begin light throwing for the first time Tuesday since the surgery, and he told the Atlanta Journal Constitution he felt great while doing so. Medlen underwent the surgery in late March, and will likely not return to game action until April or May of next season.Analysis:
"We’ll have to see with the doctors," Mets manager Terry Collins said. "The shot really didn’t help him. When the shot didn’t help very much, he was going to start taking his medicine, hold off until the doctors take a look at it."
Edgin has been sidelined since Aug. 23 with the injury. He owns a 1.40 ERA and 25:6 K:BB ratio in 25 2/3 innings.Analysis:
Morse was a late scratch Monday after suffering the injury during batting practice. He has hit .280/.338/.477 with 16 home runs and 61 RBI in 436 at-bats.Analysis:
Wong was cleared of a concussion before the game, but manager Mike Matheny didn't immediately stick him back in the lineup. That left Wong the opportunity to provide the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, and the bullpen locked down the final six outs to hand the Cardinals a win.
"My neck was killing me today," Wong told MLB.com after the game. "But there comes certain points in time when you have to man up. Today was definitely one of those days where I told myself I just needed to man up and put a good at-bat together."
Wong has hit .252/.293/.404 with 11 home runs, 37 RBI and 19 stolen bases in 337 at-bats.Analysis: