Gio Gonzalez should finally end Mets' Jason Vargas experiment

New York Post
Gio Gonzalez should finally end Mets' Jason Vargas experiment
Gio Gonzalez should finally end Mets' Jason Vargas experiment

First game back home, trying to avoid a return to .500, and Mickey Callaway performed his tribute to the “Nothing to see here! Please disperse!” sequence in “The Naked Gun,” when Lieutenant Frank Drebin downplays the seismic fireworks exploding behind him. “It's not concerning,” the Mets manager said Monday afternoon, referring to his starting pitchers' recent downturn. Then Steven Matz, coming off the worst start of his career, outpitched Jake Arrieta to give the Mets an important, 5-1 victory over the Phillies at Citi Field, tying their rivals (both 12-10) for first place in the National League East as Bryce Harper's Phillies debut in Queens ended with an ejection by home-plate umpire Mark Carlson.

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