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Jacobs detours to New York

Jacobs detours to New York

Hidden behind Carlos Beltran's return to the lineup and behind Tom Glavine's solid pitching effort, there was the 24-year-old kid, blending in on the Mets bench and wearing No. 27.

Quietly, Mike Jacobs had traded his blue Binghamton duds for a crisp white Mets uniform, slipping into Shea Stadium for his first day of major league service time. "It's cool, man," Jacobs said. "This is definitely exciting." Earlier in the day, Jacobs and his B-Mets teammates completed a 4-0 win over the Portland Sea Dogs up in Maine, with Jacobs extending his hitting streak to 22 games and...

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