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Equal Time For the Other Leadoff Hitter

* Jose Reyes needs 2 triples to tie Mookie Wilson for most triples in Mets history. Reyes presently has 60 triples.

* Jose Reyes has tripled in consecutive games. It's the 29th time in Mets history that a player has tripled in consecutive games, and the second time that Reyes has done that. No Met has ever tripled in three straight games.

Most Times Tripling in Consecutive Games
Mets History

2-Jose Reyes
2-Mookie Wilson
2-Ted Martinez
2-Cleon Jones

* The Mets are 42-14 all-time in regular-season games in which Jose Reyes hits a triple.

* The Mets are 6-1 all-time when Jose Reyes, as the Mets first batter of the game, hits a triple.

* In this 9-game stretch in which the Mets are 6-3, Jose Reyes is 6-for-8 with a walk, as the Mets first batter of the game.

* Among the regular players, Jose Reyes currently has the Mets best batting average with runners in scoring position and 2 outs. He's 7-for-22 with 8 walks, good for a .318 average.

* If, in 2008 Jose Reyes gets ahead in the count, 1-0, he has a .388 on-base percentage.

* If in 2008, Jose Reyes falls behind in the count, 0-1, he has a .319 on-base percentage.

* Since May 17 (the first game of the Yankees series), Jose Reyes ranks fourth in the NL with a .331 batting average, and sixth in the NL with a .580 slugging percentage. The slugging rank is impressive, considering Reyes has not homered in his last 16 games.

* The last 8 games in which Jose Reyes stole exactly 1 base, the Mets are 8-0. In fact, the Mets are 16-2 this season in games in which Jose Reyes steals EXACTLY 1 base.

* The last 3 games in which Jose Reyes stole exactly 2 bases, the Mets are 0-3. In fact, the Mets are 1-3 this season in games in which Jose Reyes steals EXACTLY 2 bases.

True Metples know...Among the many other Mets to triple in consecutive games...

John Olerud
Tom Seaver
Gary Rajsich
Gene Clines

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