After the game, the Mets optioned Manny Acosta to Triple-A Buffalo. This cleared a roster spot for Ryota Igarashi to be activated off the disabled list.
But Acosta? Not Elmer Dessens?
Acosta struggled early, allowing four earned runs in his first five games (three in his first appearance). But since May 11, Acosta has pitched 6 2/3 innings, walking four, striking out eight and not allowing a run to score. Though, three of his four inherited runners scored, but still.
Dessens, mind you, was just called up when John Maine was placed on the DL. In his 2/3 of an inning of work on Friday, he allowed two hits and one earned run.