The Mets will resume their suspended game against the Atlanta Braves at 6:10 p.m, followed by their regularly scheduled game at 7:15 p.m.
Sandy Alderson needs to act swiftly in order to restore confidence in the eyes of the team’s fan base. With that in mind, here is what I think are the top five offseason issues he needs to address prior to the 2013 season.
B.J. Upton and Carlos Pena homered and the Tampa Bay Rays took advantage of Mark Teixeira’s first error of the season to beat the New York Yankees 4-3 on Monday night.
R.A. Dickey is enjoying a year like no knuckleballer before him and his mastery in controlling the pitch had led to an unbelievable strikeout-to-walk ratio.
Sam Fuld and B.J. Upton both hit two-run homers to help the Tampa Bay Rays rally and hand the New York Yankees’ their sixth consecutive loss with a 6-5 victory Monday night.
John Jaso lined a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning after Carlos Pena delivered a rare clutch playoff hit for Tampa Bay, and the Rays avoided elimination in the AL division series with a 6-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday.
Matt Joyce hit a two-run triple and eight pitchers combined on a shutout, leading the Rays past the Royals 4-0 Saturday night and pushing the AL East race to the final day of the season.
The Rays stayed one-half game behind New York in the AL East, and continued to hold a sizable lead over Boston in the wild-card race.
Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon admitted checking the out-of-town scoreboard and liking what he saw.