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Mets need this Jason Bay to stay

He won't live up to his deal, but Amazin's could use more of his recent mashing

Updated: June 29, 2011, 11:02 AM ET
By Rob Parker | ESPNNewYork.com

DETROIT -- We know it's just a blip.

But, in reality, Jason Bay hitting home runs has to be a trend.

Bay went yard Tuesday night in Motown. His fourth-inning grand slam gave the Mets a 9-0 lead en route to a 14-3 laugher over the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.

The only thing better than the Mets (40-39) climbing over .500 for the first time this season since they were 3-2 was that it was Bay's second home run in a week. The last time that happened felt like never.

"I'm ...

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