Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 5/5/12
Starting Lineup Andres Torres – CF Ruben Tejada – SS David Wright – 3B Scott Hairston – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Justin Turner – 1B Kirk Nieuwenhuis – RF Mike Nickeas – C Johan Santana – LHP Mets Notes RECENT METS: New York has lost a season-high four straight games. This three-game homestand is the club’s shortest of the year. New York is 8-6 at home this season. New York was 34-47 at home last year. FALLING BEHIND EARLY: The opposition has scored first in five of New York’s last six games. DAVID WRIGHT: David Wright is second in the National League and third in the majors with a .395 batting average. Wright leads the majors with a .505 on-base percentage. He is tied for fourth in the majors with 19 walks and ninth with a .580 slugging percentage. JOHAN SANTANA: Since 2004, Santana leads all active pitchers with a 2.86 ERA. He is tied for sixth in wins (110) and is second with 1,508 strikeouts during that span. The Mets lefty recorded his 50th career double-digit strikeout game on
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