Chicago Cubs defeat New York Mets, 5-3

The 22-year-old is the team's lone September callup thus far, one of the few top prospects who wasn't pressed into duty as the Mets suffered a slew of injuries.

He called his debut game three days ago "hands-down the best experience I've ever had" and he did such a good job catching Pat Misch he was rewarded with another start Saturday against the Cubs.

He didn't get to be part of another victory - the Cubs won, 5-3 - but Thole played well again. He had another two-hit ...