“I needed one team to believe in me, and that was the Mets,” Byrd said. “They believed in me. They brought me in and they trusted me. They’re trusting me to be the player that I was. They’re trusting me to be the clean player that I am.”
Whether he attempted to send a message to his team or simply lost control is up for interpretation, but what’s indisputable is that Terry Collins is not a happy camper at the moment.
Santana was taking a quick rest when he heard a female fan say, “It’s good to have you back.” “It’s good to be back,” the Mets’ ace replied.
Scott Hairston hit two solo homers and the New York Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals 13-3 Sunday.