Ruben Tejada went 2-4 last night to extend his hitting streak to nine games, one shy of his career-high. Tejada had a 10-game hitting streak June 12-27, 2010. He is batting .366 (15-41) during this current stretch. The Mets shortstop is hitting .329 (50-152) with a .364 on-base percentage since he returned from the Disabled List on June 24.
Andres Torres has hit in 13 straight road games dating back to July 13. He is batting .455 (20-44) during this stretch.
Scott Hairston has hit in six straight starts, going 11-25 (.440) with seven runs scored, two doubles, two home runs and seven RBI. Since the All-Star break, Hairston is hitting .333 (19-57) with 11 runs scored, six doubles, two home runs and 10 RBI in 19 games.
Jon Rauch tossed a scoreless inning last night and has allowed one run over his last 10.1 innings (0.87 ERA), spanning 14 games dating back to June 28.
Over the team’s last six games, the pitching staff has posted a 2.21 ERA (13 earned runs/53.1 innings). The...