Mets First Quarter Update: Inside The Numbers, Booms and Busts

An article by posted on May 16, 2011

The Mets have now completed their first quarter of the season and find themselves in last place in the National League East with a 19-21 record.

Inside The Numbers

1. Versus Teams Over .500:  8 W – 14 L – .363 W%

2. Versus Teams Under .500:  11 W – 7 L – .611 W%

3. On The Road: 11 W – 10 L – .528 W%

4. Home Cooking: 8 W – 11 L – .421%

5. Versus NL East: 8 W – 10 L – .444 W%

6. One Run Games: 3 W – 8 L – .272 W%

7. Last Ten Games: 7 W – 3 L – .700 W%

8. Farthest Behind: 8.5 games back on May 9

9. Most Games Over .500: 2 on April 5

10. Most Games Under .500: 8 on April 20

11. Longest Winning Streak: 6 games ending on April 27

12. Longest Losing Streak: 7 games ending on April 16

Booms & Busts

Boom: Jose Reyes – .310/.360/.471 – 54 H – 20 XBH – 24 RS- 16 SB – 174 AB – 17 K – 14 BB

Bust: David Wright – .226/.337/.421 – 33 H – 14 XBH – 23 RS – 18 RBI – 146 AB – 43 K 25 BB

Boom: Carlos Beltran – .285/.373/.569 – 37 H – 21 XBH – 21 RS – 24 RBI – 130 AB – 21 K – 17 BB

Bust: Jason Bay – .216/.318/.338 – 16 H – 5 XBH – 12 RS – 6 RBI – 74 AB – 21 K – 11 BB

Boom: Francisco Rodriguez – 0.92 ERA – 19.2 IP – 12 SV – 22 K – 10 BB

Bust: R.A. Dickey – 1 W – 5 L – 5.06 ERA – 51.1 IP – 64 H – 18 BB – 24 K

Booms: Taylor Buchholz, Pedro Beato, Jason Isringhausen, Ike Davis, Justin Turner

Busts: Mike Pelfrey, D.J. Carrasco, Tim Byrdak, Josh Thole, Angel Pagan, Bench

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