The Mets swept the Snakes to complete a 6-3 road trip through Atlanta, Anaheim and Phoenix.
1. Dillon Gee: I wish Terry Collins had given Gee an opportunity for a “Maddux” — a complete game in less than 100 pitches. 251 more words
Angels DH Raul Ibanez joined the 2,000-hit club in a big way in Saturday night’s game against the Mets. With closer Jose Valverde on the mound in the bottom of the ninth inning to protect a 6-3 Mets lead, the Angels mounted a two-out rally. 117 more words
ATLANTA (AP) _ Seven innings of Bartolo Colon’s dominance only made Jose Valverde’s ninth-inning escape look even scarier.
Colon combined with two relievers on an eight-hitter, Ruben Tejada drove in two runs with two hits and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Tuesday night. 645 more words
The Mets are going with Jose Valverde as their closer now that Bobby Parnell is headed for season-ending Tommy John surgery, but they are keeping their options open. 149 more words