Cincinnati Reds defeat New York Mets, 8-6

Part of Mike Pelfrey's ascendancy this season has been his ability to quell raging emotions.

He's mostly kept his cool and it nearly made him an All-Star, but Monday night an incident in the fifth inning of the Mets' 8-6 loss to Cincinnati punctured his calm, ultimately wrecking the evening.

With the score tied at 1, no one out and the bases full of Reds, Pelfrey seemed to strike out Scott Rolen when Rod Barajas squeezed what appeared to be a foul tip. Plate umpire Jerr...