Jose Iglesias rises to occasion
With Stephen Drew taking the day off to rest,
"It's clear he's extremely confident and he believes in himself," manager John Farrell told The Boston Globe. "You see it in his actions, the way he carries himself. It's not in a disrespectful way. He is very sure of himself. We saw it as spring training unfolded. It was reinforced in the time he was here through the time he was here before Stephen [Drew] returned to us. He comes back to us again and he's a strong believer in himself and his abilities to play at this level."
Joe Maddon remains confident in Fernando Rodney
Colby Lewis allows three runs in rehab start
Josh Johnson with strong rehab outing
Carlos Ruiz feeling good about rehab
"I feel good and have been feeling better each day," Ruiz said Saturday. "But I also want to be careful and not do too much."
Ruiz took some swings in the batting cage Friday under the supervision of trainer Scott Sheridan. He is expected to return in mid-June.
Chris Getz gets tossed
Getz was hitless in three at-bats, lowering his batting average to .208.
Asdrubal Cabrera heating up
Cabrera went 3 for 5 with an RBI double in the third inning. He scored a run and had two steals. He is hitting .263 but is batting .366 over the last 10 games, with five multi-hit efforts.
Fernando Rodney crumbles again in the ninth
Jeurys Familia throws perfect inning in first rehab appearance
Familia has a 3.48 ERA and seven strikeouts in 10 1/3 innings with the Mets this season.
Emilio Bonifacio hits rare homer
Bonifacio went 1 for 4 and it was his first homer since July 23. He is batting .212, although he has 11 extra-base hits in 118 at-bats.