Mets 2, Yankees 1: Three Up, Three Down
This is the Mets’ first three-game winning streak since the first weekend of the season.
1. RHP Matt Harvey: A vintage performance may not have been enough to give Harvey the win, but it did keep him undefeated: now 5-0 in 11 starts.
2. OF Lucas Duda: Duda’s season-long struggles with runners in scoring position have been well-documented; perhaps this will change things for him.
3. 3B David Wright: He’s always in the middle of everything good that happens with this club. That’s no coincidence.
1. SS Ruben Tejada: His defense is an issue, his pickoff at second base (according to manager Terry Collins) was unacceptable and his performance at the plate remains anemic. This is all becoming an issue.
2. OF Marlon Byrd: Byrd’s error on a routine single nearly cost the Mets the game. Harvey deserves better defense behind him.
3. 1B Ike Davis: Yet another tough game for Davis, who continues to struggle mightily at the plate. A Minor League demotion could be coming, and soon.
Three Up, Three Down Season Standings:
RHP Matt Harvey
C John Buck, 2B Daniel Murphy
3B David Wright
INF Justin Turner, OF Mike Baxter, OF Marlon Byrd
RHP LaTroy Hawkins, OF Juan Lagares, RHP Jeremy Hefner, RHP Greg Burke, LHP Jon Niese
LHP Robert Carson, LHP Scott Rice, OF Lucas Duda
RHP Collin McHugh, RHP Bobby Parnell, RHP Shaun Marcum, OF Rick Ankiel
LHP Aaron Laffey, RHP Scott Atchison, OF Jordany Valdespin, C Anthony Recker, RHP Brandon Lyon
OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis, SS Ruben Tejada
LHP Josh Edgin
RHP Dillon Gee
1B Ike Davis
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