New York Mets defeat San Diego Padres, 6-5

It turns out the tight feeling in Billy Wagner's left arm is going to put the Mets in a tight spot.

The Mets placed their closer on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday after an MRI exam revealed a strain in his left forearm. General manager Omar Minaya said he and his medical staff don't expect the southpaw will need more than the minimum time on the DL and can return as soon as he's eligible on Aug. 18.

Minaya said he considered it good news that tests showed no damage...