Relievers force Buck Showalter to push starters, days off for Alonso and Lindor, the incredible Max Scherzer

We all want to see starting pitchers for the Mets go deep into games. It’s my opinion that when you’re not a slave to pitch counts, that you can get more from starters. Friday night was a great illustration of this, as Buck Showalter let Justin Verlander, who was pitching well, go another inning. But [...]