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Mets 360 Apr 20, 2014

Kyle Farnsworth, the next bad Mets closer

Mets’ fill-in closer Jose Valverde has been awful over his last three appearances. During that span of just three innings, he’s given up 8 runs (5 earned) on six hits. Four of those hits were home runs. It’s almost like he’s no longer a viable, high-leverage closer. Who would’ve thought it? Except for the Tigers, who released him after multiple failed attempts at reviving his closer role with the team. Also, all of the other teams that didn’t sign him this off-season probably had an accurate reading on what he had left in the tank. To be fair, Valverde wasn’t signed to be the...
Rotoworld Apr 20, 2014

Valverde earns first win with scoreless 14th - Jose Valverde (R) New York Mets

Jose Valverde earned his first win of the season after pitching a scoreless 14th inning on Sunday.

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