The Mets defeated the Brewers on Sunday to finish the 2013 season with a 74-88 record.
Eric Young’s two-out double in the ninth inning gave the New York Mets a 2-1 victory over Cleveland on Sunday.
The Mets had an all-time record 46-20 against the Rockies at Shea Stadium, including an 18-2 mark vs. Colorado in the final 20 games between the two clubs at Shea.
“I saw his foot as I’m going for the base right there in the middle, and as I came down, I knew I didn’t get any of the base. I knew I got all of his foot,” a somber Young said.
Eric Young Jr. scored on shortstop Brandon Crawford’s fielding error with two outs in the 16th inning, and the Mets outlasted the San Francisco Giants, 4-3, in a game that ended early Tuesday morning.
“I think with the new playoff system, with the additional teams now in the playoffs, I don’t see why we can’t fight for one of those final spots,” Young said.
David Wright has taken over the lead in the voting to be the starting third baseman for the National League All-Star team. Wright has also been hot at the plate, going 4-for-5 with two doubles, a triple and a home run in the Mets’ 8-0 win over the Phillies on Sunday.