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Jeremy Hefner helps Mets beat Padres, 6-2

Mike Baxter tosses his bat as he heads

Mike Baxter tosses his bat as he heads to first base with his fourth consecutive walk during the seventh inning. (Aug. 4, 2012) Photo Credit: AP

SAN DIEGO -- Mets manager Terry Collins acknowledged before Saturday night's game that Jeremy Hefner likely was making his last big-league start for a while. With Johan Santana due back next Saturday, Hefner will be ticketed for the bullpen or even Triple-A Buffalo.

At least Hefner will have gone out with a positive performance that Collins can keep in his memory bank. The righthander allowed...

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