There was something Sandy Alderson said during his interview on WFAN on Tuesday that made me laugh. When Mike Francesa brought up how well Dillon Gee had been pitching, the Mets GM responded:
“I told Dillon after his last game, remember what I told you two months ago: The other guys are getting the headlines, and you’re getting the wins.”
In his team-leading and career-high 28th start, Gee delivered another stellar performance and held the Braves to one run in seven innings on Wednesday as the Mets avoided a sweep and won the series finale 5-2.
Gee, whose ERA stood at an unsightly 6.34 after his first ten starts, improved to 11-9 on the season with a 3.53 ERA. He’s on a remarkable 18 start stretch in which he’s produced a 2.40 ERA. He now leads the team in starts as well as wins, and who could honestly say they saw that coming?
“My main goals this year coming into spring training were to get to 200 innings and take the ball every time it was my turn,” said Gee after the game. “I’ve ...