Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 4/15/13
Starting Lineup Jordany Valdespin, rf Daniel Murphy, 2b David Wright, 3b Ike Davis, 1b John Buck, c Lucas Duda, lf Kirk Nieuwenhuis, cf Ruben Tejada, ss Dillon Gee, rhp Game Notes Bobby Parnell converted his first save opportunity of the year on Saturday…However, he allowed one run, snapping his career-best scoreless streak at 13.2 innings dating back to September 12, 2012. John Buck had his home run streak snapped on Saturday. Buck had hit a home run in a career-best four straight games (April 8-12). His 19 RBI are the most in his career in any calendar month and h e had a previous career-best 17 RBI in August, 2004, his rookie season. Buck is tied for the major league lead with 19 RBI with Baltimore’s Chris Davis and Detroit’s Prince Fielder. Daniel Murphy went 2-4 on Saturday and has multiple hits in five of his last six games. Murphy is batting .500 (10-20) with five runs scored, five doubles and five RBI on this road trip. Overall, Murphy is hitting .381, ranking fourth in th...
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