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5 NEW YORK METS
March 26, 2012
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March 26, 2012

5 New York Mets

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B-T BA OBP SLG HR RBI SB
CF ANDRES TORRES
S-R .221 .312 .330 4 19 19
2B DANIEL MURPHY
L-R .320 .362 .448 6 49 5
3B DAVID WRIGHT
R-R .254 .345 .427 14 61 13
1B IKE DAVIS
L-L .302 .383 .543 7 25 0
LF JASON BAY
R-R .245 .329 .374 12 57 11
RF LUCAS DUDA
L-R .292 .370 .482 10 50 1
C JOSH THOLE
L-R .268 .345 .344 3 40 0
SS RUBEN TEJADA
R-R .284 .360 .335 0 36 5
BENCH
IF RONNY CEDEñO
R-R .249 .297 .339 2 32 2
OF SCOTT HAIRSTON
R-R .235 .303 .470 7 24 1
IF JUSTIN TURNER
R-R .260 .334 .356 4 51 7

ENEMY LINES

A rival scout sizes up the Mets

Johan Santana is the good news. He looks like he's bounced back. He got up to 90 mph early in camp, and his fastball and change had some finish. He'll be good if he can control those two pitches.... Jon Niese has taken another step forward. He's developed a cutter to keep righthanded hitters honest, and he has a good curve and change. One caution from what I saw with Cole Hamels and Jon Lester years ago: Sometimes lefties who throw cutters and curves end up falling in love with the cutter and lose the feel of their curve.... Their rotation will be respectable. R.A. Dickey is an innings eater who competes.... Terry Collins has much better choices in the bullpen this year. Frank Francisco has the biggest arm and can get guys to swing and miss. He needs to stay away from the middle of the plate.... Jason Bay has not looked great. It almost looks like he's guessing. He'll get a cookie down the middle and pop it up, then other times he'll hit everything. He and David Wright have to hit for this team to have any shot.... Lucas Duda and Daniel Murphy are going to play because they can hit, but the team defense is going to suffer.... Ruben Tejada will be a productive major league player. Hopefully he'll be himself and not try to do what Jose Reyes did.... I'm an Ike Davis fan. If he keeps the same approach he had [before his injury], he's going to hit .290, be a 20-plus home run guy and play solid D.... If everything goes right, I think they can win 75 games. It's especially hard being in that division.

THE LINEUP

With 2011 Statistics

MANAGER TERRY COLLINS

2nd season with Mets

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

NEW ACQUISITION †2010 STATISTICS

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