ROCKIES METS

ROCKIES METS

New York Mets catcher Mike Piazza embraces Mets equipment manager Charlie Samuel after a tribute to Piazza’s seven-year career with the Mets during the game against the Colorado Rockies, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005, in both teams’ season finale at Shea Stadium in New York. The 37-year-old Piazza, with 397, holds the career record for home runs by a catcher. Piazza’s contract with the Mets ends with the season’s ending. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) Original Filename: AP05100202777.jpg