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John Smoltz could actually crack this list as either a starter or a reliever considering he won 18 games to go along with 24 saves.
For much of the 1990s and early 2000s, Smoltz was the least ballyhooed of the trio of Braves' aces due to the fact he did not win a Cy Young while Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine combined to win six.
Smoltz was the one who compiled the best postseason stats, winning 15 games against only 4 losses with a 2.67 ERA in 27 starts.
Against the Mets, Smoltz was a bulldog. He combined a mid 90s fastball with an off-the-charts slider that continually baffled the Mets hitters, even when they featured lineups of Mike Piazza, Robin Ventura and Edgardo Alfonzo.
The Mets can take solace in the fact that one of their best postseason moments occurred while he was on the mound.
During Game 6 of the 1999 NLCS, Mike Piazza hit a dramatic two-run opposite field home run to tie the score after Al Leiter put them in a 5-0 first inning hole.
Also, Pedro Martinez out dueled Smoltz on April 10th, 2005 to record his first victory in a Mets uniform. Smoltz recorded 15 strikeouts on that day, but was ultimately bitten by a Carlos Beltran home run to dead-center.
Regardless, Smoltz was another pitcher who consistently dominated the Mets through out his career and they are fortunate that trio of stars have retired.