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Mets 12, Yankees 7: Three Up, Three Down

Once again beating the Yankees at their own game.

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Three Up
Curtis Granderson: 
Think he likes hitting in this place? That’s two home runs for Granderson in as many games back at Yankee Stadium. He even added an opposite-field single to beat the shift in the ninth.

Daniel Murphy: He’s finally finding his missing power stroke now, with a key three-run homer Tuesday to give the Mets a nice cushion in the fifth. After going homerless in his first 28 games this season, Murphy has three in his last eight.

Daisuke Matsuzaka: Matsuzaka’s performance was absolutely crucial for the Mets, cleaning up Zack Wheeler’s mess in the fifth and carrying his team all the way to the ninth. He allowed just one hit.

Three Down:
Zack Wheeler: One hundred and eighteen pitches in 4 1/3 innings are not acceptable. Neither are six walks. Wheeler knows that — he spoke yesterday about the importance of efficiency — and is lucky it did not come back to hurt the Mets.

Travis d’Arnaud: Aside from serving as Wheeler’s batterymate, d’Arnaud went 0-for-5 at the plate with two strikeouts.

Chris Young: Young also finished 0-for-5, after coming up with what turned out to be the game-winning homer one day earlier. The Mets are still bullish on where Young is at.

Season Standings
Juan Lagares +6
Jon Niese +6
Daniel  Murphy +4
Dillon Gee +3
Anthony Recker +3
Ike Davis +2
Andrew Brown +1

Bartolo Colon +1
Jeurys Familia +1
Jenrry Mejia +1
David Wright +1
Bobby Abreu -1
Travis d’Arnaud -1
Curtis Granderson -1
John Lannan -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Omar Quintanilla -1
Josh Satin -1
Chris Young -1
Zack Wheeler -1
Scott Rice -2
Carlos Torres -2
Ruben Tejada -3
Jose Valverde -4
Eric Young -4
Kyle Farnsworth -5

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Wins Above Replacement leaders through Week 6

Highest and lowest Mets fWAR scores through Week 6, according to the web site Fangraphs.com:

1. Daniel Murphy, 1.4
2. Jon Niese, 0.8
3-(t). Juan Lagares, 0.6
3-(t). Eric Young, Jr, 0.6
5-(t). Zack Wheeler, 0.5
5-(t). David Wright, 0.5


25-(t). Kyle Farnsworth, -0.2
25-(t). Gonzalez Germen, -0.2
25-(t). Jenrry Mejia, -0.2
25-(t). Josh Satin, -0.2
29-(t). Omar Quintanilla, -0.3

29-(t). Jose Valverde, -0.3
31. John Lannan, -0.4
32. Ruben Tejada, -0.5

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Three Up, Three Down: Salvaging a win

On to the Subway Series we go. (P.S., yes that’s a picture of Matt Harvey with a puppy.

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Saturday: Phillies 5, Mets 4
Three Up: David Wright, Daniel Murphy, Dillon Gee
Three Down: Lucas Duda, Travis d’Arnaud, Kyle Farnsworth

Sunday: Mets 5, Phillies 4
Three Up: Eric Young, Daniel Murphy, Ruben Tejada
Three Down: Jose Valverde, Juan Lagares, Curtis Granderson

Season Standings
Juan Lagares +6
Jon Niese +6
Dillon Gee +3
Daniel Murphy +3
Anthony Recker +3
Bartolo Colon +2
Ike Davis +2
Andrew Brown +1

Jeurys Familia +1
David Wright +1
Lucas Duda -1
John Lannan -1
Daisuke Matsuzaka -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Omar Quintanilla -1
Josh Satin -1
Chris Young -1
Curtis Granderson -2
Scott Rice -2
Carlos Torres -2
Ruben Tejada -3
Kyle Farnsworth -4
Jose Valverde -4
Eric Young -4

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Three Up, Three Down: RISPy Business

Wednesday: Marlins 1, Mets 0
Three Up: Zack Wheeler, Jeurys Familia, David Wright
Three Down: Carlos Torres, Daniel Murphy, Juan Lagares

Friday: Phillies 3, Mets 2
Three Up: Daniel Murphy, David Wright, Curtis Granderson
Three Down: Josh Satin, Chris Young, Carlos Torres

Season Standings
Juan Lagares +7
Jon Niese +6
Anthony Recker +3
Bartolo Colon +2
Ike Davis +2
Dillon Gee +2
Andrew Brown +1
Travis d’Arnaud +1
Jeurys Familia +1
Daniel Murphy +1
Curtis Granderson -1
John Lannan -1
Daisuke Matsuzaka -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Omar Quintanilla -1
Josh Satin -1
Chris Young -1
Scott Rice -2
Carlos Torres -2
Kyle Farnsworth -3
Jose Valverde -3
Ruben Tejada -4
Eric Young -5

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Marlins 3, Mets 0: Three Up, Three Down

Is it Henderson Alvarez, or is it the offense?

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Three Up
1. Bartolo Colon: 
This could have been another ugly one, but Colon recovered to throw a nice game. The Mets need him in top form every time out.

2. Daniel Murphy: Murphy was productive in three of his four at-bats, doubling twice and moving a runner from second to third with a groundout in the fourth. That’s a lot more than most Mets hitters can say.

3. Juan Lagares: As long as he keeps hitting with consistency, Lagares will remain one of the most valuable players in baseball.

Three Down
1. David Wright: Though Wright hit the ball hard several times, he finished 1-for-4 with a single. His hardest-hit ball landed in a glove, preventing Lagares from scoring in the fourth.

2. Curtis Granderson: His six-game hitting streak ended with an 0-for-4 night, including strikeouts in each of his last two at-bats.

3. Ruben Tejada: Double play, groundout, pinch-hit for. That was Tejada’s night in sum.

Season Standings
Juan Lagares +8
Jon Niese +6
Anthony Recker +3
Bartolo Colon +2
Ike Davis +2
Dillon Gee +2
Andrew Brown +1
Travis d’Arnaud +1
Daniel Murphy +1
John Lannan -1
Daisuke Matsuzaka -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Omar Quintanilla -1
Zack Wheeler -1
Curtis Granderson -2
Scott Rice -2
David Wright -2
Kyle Farnsworth -3
Jose Valverde -3
Ruben Tejada -4
Eric Young -5

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Wins Above Replacement leaders through Week 5

Highest and lowest Mets fWAR scores through Week 5, according to the web site Fangraphs.com:

1. Juan Lagares, 0.8
2. Daniel Murphy, 0.7
3. Zack Wheeler, 0.5
4-(t). Lucas Duda, 0.4
4-(t). Jon Niese, 0.4
4-(t). Anthony Recker, 0.4


25-(t). Jeurys Familia, -0.2
25-(t). Omar Quintanilla, -0.2
25-(t). Josh Satin, -0.2
28. Curtis Granderson, -0.3

29-(t). John Lannan, -0.4
29-(t). Jose Valverde, -0.4
31. Ruben Tejada, -0.5

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Three Up, Three Down: Rocky Mountain Low edition

From this weekend’s series loss in Denver…

Thursday: Rockies 7, Mets 4
Three Up: Juan Lagares, Travis d’Arnaud, Chris Young
Three Down: Bartolo Colon, Daniel Murphy, David Wright

Friday: Rockies 10, Mets 3
Three Up: Juan Lagares, Curtis Granderson, Chris Young
Three Down: Zack Wheeler, Ruben Tejada, Carlos Torres

Saturday: Rockies 11, Mets 10
Three Up: Daniel Murphy, David Wright, Curtis Granderson
Three Down: Jenrry Mejia, Ruben Tejada, Kyle Farnsworth

Sunday: Mets 5, Rockies 1
Three Up: Dillon Gee, Juan Lagares, Daniel Murphy
Three Down: Travis d’Arnaud, Omar Quintanilla, Bobby Abreu

Season Standings
Juan Lagares +7
Jon Niese +5
Anthony Recker +3
Ike Davis +2
Dillon Gee +2
Andrew Brown +1
Bartolo Colon +1
Travis d’Arnaud +1
John Lannan -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Scott Rice -1
Zack Wheeler -1
David Wright -1
Curtis Granderson -2

Ruben Tejada -3
Jose Valverde -3
Kyle Farnsworth -4
Eric Young -5

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Mets 6, Phillies 1: Three Up, Three Down

You may be cold, but Jon Niese isn’t.

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Three Up
1. Jon Niese: He has a knack for pitching well in poor conditions. Niese said he spent plenty of time by the heaters in the dugout between innings, jamming his hands in his jacket pockets.

2. Daniel Murphy: A nice three-hit night for Murphy, whose stolen base streak remains alive thanks to a beneficial scorer’s ruling.

3. Ruben Tejada: If Tejada hits even a little bit, it will be a boon for the offense. Right now, he’s hitting a little bit.

Three Down
1. Eric Young: A 1-for-5 atop the order dragged Young’s on-base percentage down to  .315, and he flat-out dropped a foul fly ball off Chase Utley’s bat in the seventh.

2. David Wright: One of the most bizarre aspects of April for the Mets is the fact that they are winning — and winning often — without much meaningful offensive contributions from Wright. He was 0-for-5 with a double play in Tuesday’s win.

3. Daisuke Matsuzaka: This is a tough “Down” considering Matsuzaka pitched a scoreless inning, but walking the leadoff man is not a good habit.

Season Standings
Jon Niese +5
Juan Lagares +4
Anthony Recker +3
Bartolo Colon +2
Ike Davis +2
Bobby Abreu +1
Andrew Brown +1
Travis d’Arnaud +1
Dillon Gee +1
Jenrry Mejia +1
Omar Quintanilla +1
Carlos Torres +1

John Lannan -1
Daniel Murphy -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Scott Rice -1
Ruben Tejada -1
David Wright -1
Chris Young -2
Kyle Farnsworth -3
Jose Valverde -3
Curtis Granderson -4
Eric Young -5

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Wins Above Replacement Leaders through Week 4

Highest and lowest Mets fWAR scores through Week 4, according to the web site Fangraphs.com:

1-(t). Juan Lagares, 0.5
1-(t). Zack Wheeler, 0.5
2-(t). Daniel Murphy, 0.4
2-(t) Anthony Recker, 0.4
2-(t). Eric Young, Jr., 0.4


27-(t). Gonzalez Germen, -0.2
27-(t). Josh Satin, -0.2
27-(t). Chris Young, -0.2

30. John Lannan, -0.4
31. Ruben Tejada, -0.5
32. Curtis Granderson, -0.6

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Three Up, Three Down: Frying Fish

From Saturday and Sunday, this may be more like Six Up, Six Down:

Saturday: Marlins 7, Mets 6
Three Up: Bobby Abreu, Travis d’Arnaud, Lucas Duda
Three Down: Jenrry Mejia, Carlos Torres, Kyle Farnsworth

Sunday: Mets 4, Marlins 0
Three Up: Dillon Gee, Chris Young, Daniel Murphy

Three Down: Eric Young, Ruben Tejada, Curtis Granderson

Season Standings
Juan Lagares +4
Jon Niese +4
Anthony Recker +3
Bartolo Colon +2
Ike Davis +2
Bobby Abreu +1
Andrew Brown +1
Travis d’Arnaud +1
Dillon Gee +1
Daisuke Matsuzaka +1
Jenrry Mejia +1
Omar Quintanilla +1
Carlos Torres +1

John Lannan -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Scott Rice -1
Daniel Murphy -2
Ruben Tejada -2
Chris Young -2
Kyle Farnsworth -3
Jose Valverde -3
Curtis Granderson -4
Eric Young -4

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