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N.Y. Mets Need a Lineup Shakeup to Drive Away the LOB Blues

Published by on April 19, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

After 12 games the Mets have a 6-6 record, which equals .500, but based on the OBP percentage of the team and an average of about 12 hits per game, their record should be 8-4 at worst.

They are averaging about 15 men LOB each game, this has to stop in order for the Mets to be competitive in their division.

Jerry Manuel has basically stuck with his lineup, not really tinkering too much, but something needs to be done to maximize the hitters getting on base and being driven home.

Carlos Delgado currently leads the Mets in RBI with 13, but today's loss against the Brewers was demonstrative of their current woes with RISP. 

With the bases loaded, after David Wright had just taken a walk to lo...

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