The Mets won Friday night in Atlanta, but lost Saturday and Sunday, during which the the Braves clinched the NL Wild Card…
The Mets open their final series of the season tomorrow night in Miami as Jeurys Familia (0-0, 8.64 ERA) gets the ball against Josh Johnson (8-14, 3.81 ERA) at 7:10 PM.
R.A. Dickey will make his final start of the season in Miami tomorrow, with Jeremy Hefner starting the last game season of the season.
In case you missed it, according to a team official, it is very likely Dan Warthen is back as pitching coach, the New York Post’s Mike Puma said on Twitter. Puma says Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson will discuss the state of the team’s coaching staff today or tomorrow.
In Sunday’s New York Post, though he didn’t reference a specific source, Mike Puma said, “The organization is not inclined to deal Lucas Duda, believing his potential outweighs what he could bring back in a trade.”
Also, this past weekend, Terry Collins told reporters that Frank Francisco is unlikely to pitch again this season. Instead, he will use Bobby Parnell as his closer the next three days. Francisco has not pitched since being diagnosed with right elbow tendinitis on Sept. 16.
Lastly, based on information from Baseball Reference, the Mets sold 2.24 million tickets at Citi Field in 2012, which is the lowest mark ever at Citi Field and the team’s lowest total since 2003.