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Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Tonight's Mets Starting Lineup / Game Notes - Mets at Phillies - Game 30

Mets Starting Lineup vs Phillies - Game 30:
  1. Torres-CF
  2. Nieuwenhuis-LF
  3. Wright-3B
  4. Duda-RF
  5. Murphy-2B
  6. Davis-1B
  7. Valdespin-SS
  8. Nickeas-C
  9. Batista-RHP
Game Notes:

ON-BASE: New York ranks seventh in the majors with a .333 on-base percentage...The Mets are hitting .262 as a team, the sixth highest mark in the majors.

RISP: The Mets were 2-6 with runners in scoring position last night...New York is batting .256 (63-246) with RISP, ranking 12th in the majors...New York is hitting .273 (33-121) with runners in scoring position and two outs, ranking fourth in the majors.

COUNTDOWN: Baring any postponements, the Mets will play their 8,000th regular season game in team history on Friday at Miami ...New York is currently 3,827-4,162 with eight ties all-time.

THIS DATE IN METS HISTORY: New York’s new National League club announces that the team nickname will be Mets on May 8,1961…It was selected by club owner Mrs. Joan Payson…Other nominees were Islanders, Rebels, Skyliners, NYBs, Burros, Jets, Continentals and Avengers.

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