Is it time for Jon Rauch to replace Frank Francisco as closer?

The title of this post begs to be asked. Considering that Frank Francisco’s last two outings were-to put it mildly-disastrous, and the fact that he had to be bailed out by Jon Rauch on both occasions, Terry Collins could be leaning towards making Rauch his new closer. Ever since he came off the DL, Francisco [...]

Like Terry Collins, you should have faith in Frank Francisco

About three weeks ago, I asked how you felt about Frank Francisco. The comments ranged from “CRINGE” to “nervous” to “HORRIBLE.” Since then he’s pitched in eight games, has an 0-2 record with 5 Saves and an 8.10 ERA. Yet I actually feel better about Francisco now then I did when I wrote the earlier [...]

How would you rate Frank Francisco’s first five weeks?

Frank Francisco came on in the ninth inning last night and retired the side in order to pick up his eighth save of the year, looking pretty good in the process. Five weeks into his Mets tenure – how do you feel about Francisco as the team’s closer? Do you feel pretty good or do [...]

Should the Mets have extended Francisco Rodriguez?

One of the main goals of the 2011 Mets was to make sure that Francisco Rodriguez’ $17.5 million option did not vest for 2012. The option would kick in once Rodriguez finished 55 games. Manager Terry Collins utilized Rodriguez like any other manager would use his closer and by the All-Star break, Rodriguez had finished [...]