Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/4/12
Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada – SS Jordany Valdespin – LF David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Daniel Murphy – 2B Mike Baxter - RF Andres Torres – CF Josh Thole – C Jeremy Hefner – RHP Game Notes Ruben Tejada went 2-4 last night to extend his hitting streak to nine games, one shy of his career-high. Tejada had a 10-game hitting streak June 12-27, 2010. He is batting .366 (15-41) during this current stretch. The Mets shortstop is hitting .329 (50-152) with a .364 on-base percentage since he returned from the Disabled List on June 24. Andres Torres has hit in 13 straight road games dating back to July 13. He is batting .455 (20-44) during this stretch. Scott Hairston has hit in six straight starts, going 11-25 (.440) with seven runs scored, two doubles, two home runs and seven RBI. Since the All-Star break, Hairston is hitting .333 (19-57) with 11 runs scored, six doubles, two home runs and 10 RBI in 19 games. Jon Rauch tossed a scoreless inning last night and has allowed one run over his
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