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Platoon paying dividends for Mets

Blanco backs Barajas' walk-off blast to down Giants again, 5-4

Updated: May 8, 2010, 9:27 PM ET
By Ian Begley | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Mets fans were angry and anxious about the team's inability to land a top-tier catcher in the offseason.

Do you think anyone's complaining now?

Henry Blanco did his best Rod Barajas impression Saturday afternoon at Citi Field, drilling a 1-0 fastball over the left field wall in the 11th inning to give the Mets a 5-4 win over the Giants. It was the Mets' second straight walk-off victory over San Francisco. Barajas hit a game-winning homer in the bottom of the ninth ...

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