Found April 02, 2013 on We Talk Fantasy Sports:
PLAYERS: Collin CowgillMarlon ByrdDaniel MurphyJohn BuckRuben TejadaJon NieseDavid WrightIke DavisEdinson VolquezYonder AlonsoCC SabathiaJacoby EllsburyShane VictorinoDustin PedroiaJarrod SaltalamacchiaMike NapoliJon LesterDerek JeterCurtis GrandersonMark TeixeiraAlex RodriguezFrancisco CervelliEduardo NunezJayson NixBryce HarperStephen StrasburgRyan ZimmermanRicky NolascoAnthony RizzoWellington CastilloJeff SamardzijaDavid DeJesusAlfonso SorianoLuis ValbuenaBrent LillibridgeAndrew McCutchenPedro AlvarezCarlos MarmolGaby SanchezJames RussellKyuji FujikawaAJ BurnettTroy TulowitzkiCarlos GonzalezDexter FowlerJohn AxfordJhoulys ChacinWilton LopezYovani GallardoNorichika AokiRickie WeeksAramis RamirezJonathan LucroyClayton KershawCarl CrawfordMark EllisAngel PaganPablo SandovalMatt CainChris SaleTyler FlowersAlex RiosAlcides EscobarJeff FrancoeurJustin VerlanderTorii HunterMiguel CabreraPrince FielderJhonny PeraltaJoe MauerJustin MorneauTrevor PlouffeVance WorleyMike TroutAlbert PujolsJosh HamiltonMark TrumboJered WeaverGarrett RichardsSean BurnettKevin JepsenScott DownsMark LoweErnesto FrieriShin-Soo ChooJay BruceJohnny CuetoTim HudsonCole HamelsChase UtleyDan UgglaBJ UptonChris JohnsonGerald LairdJohn MayberryIan KennedyCliff PenningtonMartin PradoA.J. PollockAaron HillJason KubelAdam WainwrightMatt HollidayMatt CarpenterYadier MolinaJon JayDaniel DescalsoFelix HernandezFranklin GutierrezJustin SmoakKyle SeagerBrendan RyanBrett AndersonSeth SmithJohn Jaso
TEAMS: New York MetsSan Diego PadresBoston Red SoxNew York YankeesWashington NationalsMiami MarlinsChicago CubsPittsburgh PiratesColorado RockiesMilwaukee BrewersLos Angeles DodgersSan Francisco GiantsChicago White SoxKansas City RoyalsDetroit TigersMinnesota TwinsLos Angeles AngelsCincinnati RedsAtlanta BravesPhiladelphia PhilliesArizona DiamondbacksSt. Louis CardinalsSeattle MarinersOakland Athletics
So much for all the talk about how the Mets had such a weak outfield going into the start of the year. Leadoff man Collin Cowgill went 2-5 with a double & a grand slam and veteran Marlon Byrd went 2-5 with 2 singles, driving in a run on both.Aside from Cowgill and Byrd, four other Mets had a multi hit game against the Padres - Daniel Murphy, John Buck, Ruben Tejada and pitcher Jonathon Niese who was 2-2 with an RBI, run scored, a walk and went 6 2/3 IP, earning his 1st win of the season.David Wright went 1-4 with an RBI, run scored, a walk and 2 stolen bases.Ike Davis was the only Mets starter not to reach base as he went 0-5 with 4 K's.For the Padres, Edinson Volquez looked exhausted on the mound all day and it showed in his perfromance. Volquez only last 3 innings, giving up 6 hits, 3 walks and 6 earned runs.Yonder Alonso was the lone bright spot in the Padres lineup with a solo home run off of Niese in the 6th.The top of the Red Sox lineup was on fire against CC Sabathia ...

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