Jose Reyes has kept his career-high hitting streak going against his former team, and now Giancarlo Stanton is pounding the ball.
They've done nothing of the sort against R.A. Dickey.
Reyes and Stanton will try to help the Miami Marlins sweep the New York Mets in this three-game set Thursday, but they'll probably need to solve Dickey's dominance.
Reyes has strung together a 26-game hitting streak, the longest in the majors this year. The shortstop has hit five of his eight homers during the run while batting .365.
He connected for another homer Wednesday, a solo shot in a 13-0 rout of the Mets (53-58), and is 9 for 30 in eight games against them.
Stanton would like to keep getting in on the act after he hit a pair of two-run homers among his four hits Wednesday. He was 0 for 3 with an RBI and two strikeouts in Tuesday's 4-2 victory after missing a month following knee surgery.
"It was good to get in a little groove there and hit some balls hard back-to-back," Stanton said. "We...