Found May 15, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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NEW YORK -- Frank Francisco heard the boos in the ninth inning at Citi Field on Monday, as he threatened to blow his second straight save. Earlier, the New York Mets had used a suicide squeeze play, an error and an RBI single to build a three-run lead while starter Miguel Batista and a pair of relievers shut out the Milwaukee Brewers for the first eight innings. Now, a few hours after Francisco was told by manager Terry Collins he would remain the closer for now -- and a day after Francisco's ninth-inning meltdown helped blow a game while he blew his top on his way to an ejection -- the Mets' closer was nothing but calm, he said later. He showed it on the mound, earning the save in the Mets' 3-1 win by stranding runners on first and second with one out after coughing up a run. "Yeah, I love it," a smiling Francisco said matter-of-factly when asked if he heard the boos. "Because later on they're gonna clap for me. I guarantee you that. ... That&...
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