Sunday Notes: Mets Name Kyle Farnsworth Closer

According to Joel Sherman, a baseball columnist, Terry Collins has named Kyle Farnsworth as the team’s closer.

Farnsworth replaces Jose Valverde, who has struggled as the team’s closer. Valverde has thrown 8 1/3 innings this season and has allowed five earned runs on four home runs.

Farnsworth, on the other hand, has thrown 7 1/3 innings while allowing just one earned run.