News: In case you missed it…

Kyle Farnsworth has replaced Jose Valverde as the Mets closer, Terry Collins said Sunday. Valverde had given up four home runs in his previous three appearances >> Read more at MLB.com


Curtis Granderson hit second instead of clean-up Sunday. He started the day 0 for 6, but later delivered a game-winning sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 14th inning.


Bobby Abreu, who was hitting .395 for Triple-A Las Vegas, will join the Mets prior to Monday’s game at Citi Field. Abreu would’ve been able to opt-out of his contract. Andrew Brown or Kirk Nieuwenhuis will likely be demoted to make room for Abreu on the roster.