3 Mets players who need to be demoted or DFA'd immediately

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3) There isn't much room for Jimmy Yacabonis in Mets bullpen

One of Jimmy Yacabonis's first appearances with the Mets this 2023 was quite positive. The day Max Scherzer was suspended for finding a sticky substance on the fingers of his pitching hand and glove. On that occasion, Yacabonis pitched 2.2 innings against the Dodgers helping the team weather the MadMax suspension.

From this point on, Yacabonis has been very inconsistent especially in his appearance against the Colorado Rockies, allowing five earned runs in just 0.1 innings. These last few appearances for the young pitcher put him in a difficult position to stay on the team.

The former Marlins pitcher finds himself handicapped by walks, balls in play, and low strikeout capacity. Currently, the opposition is hitting over .300 and his BABIP is almost at .370, which is a horrible result.

The Mets are not in a position to be patient and expect players like Yacabonis to put up a good start every three or four appearances. Steve Cohen has committed a lot of resources to an organization that should be competing head-to-head for division leadership.

At this point in the season, Jimmy Yacabonis generates inflexibility in a roster without many spaces to move. The Mets should designate Yacabonis for assignment to use the spot to call up a minor-league pitcher or look for an outside option.

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