New York Mets defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 6-5

MILWAUKEE - Jon Niese showed plenty of guts and a world of potential.

He just didn't show that he's quite ready to pitch in the big leagues, particularly in a September pennant race.

So what do the Mets do now? Mostly they hope they can put some distance between themselves and the Phillies in the next two weeks, because thanks to a few off-days, they won't need a fifth starter until then.

If they have a cushion by the time they're playing four games against the Natio...