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Isringhausen the closer . . . for now

Mets relief pitcher Jason Isringhausen reacts after the

Mets relief pitcher Jason Isringhausen reacts after the final out in the top of the seventh inning against the Colorado Rockies at Citi Field, his first game with the Mets in more than 11 years. (April 11, 2011) Photo Credit: Christopher Pasatieri

Manager Terry Collins named veteran Jason Isringhausen as his designated closer before Friday night’s series opener against the Phillies, but that doesn’t mean the manager won’t give Bobby Parnell and Pedro Beato a chance to try that role. “I've got to be careful with Izzy,’’ Collins said. “I don’t think he’s a three-days-in-a-row guy. So we’re going to have to find somebody else .’’

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