While the New York Times’ Lee Jenkins quotes Omar Minaya characterizing Mike Pelfrey and Alay Soler as “options” in the Mets’ search for a 4th and 5th starter, WFAN’s Ed Coleman predicted today that the former of the two might be called up for next Thursday’s matinee against Philadelphia.

Newsday’s Ken Davidoff and David Lennon claim the Nationals’ asking price for Livan Hernandez is Lasting Milledge.  I’d suggest a counter-proposal of Jose Offerman and future options to all recordings by Steve “Boogie” Brown.