Valverde posted a 5.66 ERA over 20 2/3 innings for the Mets, while Farnsworth had a 3.18 ERA in 17 innings. They blew three saves, combined, for the Mets. Both players have been released by the Mets.
The Mets have the ninth-best ERA in the National League and 15th-best in the majors.
"And that's with some huge numbers in there, from guys like John Lannan" and Valverde, Alderson said.