Get used to this. How today played out will happen a lot this year in that the Mets will need a big inning to pull their bacon out of the fire. If their starters don’t get through the sixth the bats will have to win it more often than not.
Willie Randolph said he went with Ambiorix Burgos because Aaron Heilman wasn’t available after throwing 41 pitches. That tells me that Heilman’s elbow might not be right and they likely won’t have him for consecutive games or after a high-pitch effort. Randolph needs to develop Burgos’ confidence because he’s going to need him later.
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