Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 10/23/14
ROYALS (55-52) at METS (49-59) RHP Ervin Santana (7-6, 3.03) vs. RHP Zack Wheeler (4-1, 3.55) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Josh Satin – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Juan Lagares – CF John Buck – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Zack Wheeler – RHP Game Notes The Mets are 7-4 in rubber games this year (3-3 at home). New York is 13-16-7 in series this season and 5-9-3 in home series. Yesterday was the first time in team history that Mets pitchers did not issue a base on balls in a game that lasted 12.0 or more innings. The Mets have had 10 games this year where they did not issue a walk and are one of 11 teams to accomplish that feat this season. Collins said that Daniel Murphy would be the logical choice to play third with Wright out for an extended period. Eric Young Jr. would then play second base. Murphy is a natural third baseman. He last appeared at the position two seasons ago, making 25 starts at third base while Wright was sidelined with a stres

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