Armando Benitez is possibly the most hated Mets pitcher ever. Should he be?
The Mets flirted with a number of free agent closers, but they eventually came to terms with the perceived best of the bunch in Francisco Rodriguez.
On the whole, the closer market seems to be echoing its Wall Street counterparts, as the prospective cost of high-end commodities has been dropping by the day.
(promoted from fanposts. --eric) In July of 1999 the Mets handed the torch of "closer" from John Franco to Armando Benitez. His numbers in the three and a half years he spent as Mets closer are as...