Originally written June 18, 2012 on Mets Merized Online:
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IKE DAVIS: Singled in the second inning yesterday to extend his hitting streak to a season-high eight games. Davis is hitting .478 (11-23) during the span…The streak is the second longest of Davis’ career and trails only an 11-game run last season from April 17-April 29. He is tied for second in the NL and tied for fifth in the majors with 12 walks this month. LUCAS DUDA: Singled in the sixth inning on Sunday. Duda has reached base safely in a career-high 20 straight games, dating back to May 27. R.A. DICKEY: Dickey had his franchise record 32.2 scoreless inning streak snapped in the ninth inning on June 13 at Tampa Bay with an unearned run. Jerry Koosman held the old mark at 31.2 innings in 1973. The streak was the longest since Atlanta’s Craig Kimbrel went 37.2 scoreless innings from June 14-September 8, 2011 and the longest by a starting pitcher since the Phillies’ Cliff Lee had a 34.0-inning scoreless streak from June 11-July 3, 2011. Dickey has not allowed an earned run in any...
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