Originally posted on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 5/14/12
Many were taken aback when the New York Mets traded Francisco Rodriguez to the Milwaukee Brewers last season. New York could be on the verge of making another change at closer given its recent inability to secure late leads. The Mets return home Monday night hoping to get back on track in the first of two against a Brewers club looking to extend its winning streak at Citi Field to seven. New York (19-15), which opened its trek with a three-game sweep of Philadelphia, concluded it with a 4-2 record after dropping two of three at Miami. After failing to secure a 5-4, ninth-inning lead during Friday's 6-5 loss, closer Frank Francisco gave up three runs without recording an out as the Mets blew a 4-2, ninth-inning lead in Sunday's 8-4 defeat. Francisco, who was visibly angry and ultimately ejected by home plate umpire Todd Tichenor, is 1-3 with an 8.56 ERA. He could be facing suspension for his actions as well as a demotion from his current role. Possible candidates to replace Fran...
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