The Mets have a big series ahead of them in the motor series. They need to come out like they did in the final 2 games of the Ranger series. The Tigers are playing well with Designated hitter Victor Martinez (.336) and first baseman Miguel Cabrera (.332) rank second and third, respectively, in the American League in batting average . Cabrera is hitting over .400 with runners in scoring position.
The Mets will use the DH again and will have the powerful Willie Harris manning the DH spot and batting 2nd. Here is the rest of the Mets lineup who will try for the 5th time to get a game over .500. Remember when they were 5-13? Mets face Rick Porcello who has never faced the Mets. Only Jason Bay and Scott Hairston have at bats against him . Bay in his past life hit a homer against Porcello.
Reyes-SS, Harris-DH, Beltran-RF, Murphy-3B, Pagan-CF, Bay-LF, Duda-1B, Turner-2B, Thole-C. Dickey P