Unless the Mets have a lead in extra innings on the road, Francisco Rodriguez likely will remain unused.
"Pretty hard and fast," pitching coach Dan Warthen said about the Mets’ adherence to the philosophy. "There’s minute exceptions. I think it’s standard across baseball."
Asked by The Post late in the year how he felt about the catchers' defense and handling of the pitchers, [Dan] Warthen pursed his lips and said: "Next question."