The following table is rated MA for graphic displays of offensive ineptitude. Reader discretion is advised.
|Player||Last Week||This Week||Comment|
|Mike Baxter, OF||With a couple of extra-base hits, Baxter was one of the Mets' better hitters. He figures to have a good shot at making the team in 2013 in a reserve outfielder role.|
|Jason Bay, LF||With all of the struggling hitters surrounding him, Bay still managed to have the worst offensive week. He reached base zero times in seven plate appearances, striking out thrice.|
|Ronny Cedeno, SS||Cedeno continues his improbable productive season at the plate.|
|Ike Davis, 1B||Davis hit a home run and managed a .300 average and .417 on-base percentage. Well done, Ike.|
|Scott Hairston, OF||His .583 OPS only looks decent in comparison to his teammates.|
|Daniel Murphy, 2B||Far from the Irish Hammer with a .318 OPS.|
|Kelly Shoppach, C||Shoppach's here to crush lefties, but he didn't crush much of anything this week.|
|Ruben Tejada, SS||At .190/.227/.286, this is not the Tejada of weeks past.|
|Josh Thole, C||A bad season at the plate got worse with a Nickeas-like .000/.083/.000 slash line.|
|Andres Torres, CF||A .355 OPS? Well, that wasn't the worst on the team.|
|Justin Turner, IF||He only had eight plate appearances, but Turner turned out a .929 OPS.|
|Jordany Valdespin, OF||With a .481 OPS, it looks like opposing pitchers are taking advantage of Valdespin's complete lack of plate discipline.|
|David Wright, 3B||Wright hit for neither average nor power, and his .385 OBP was almost entirely the result of four intentional walks.|
This week's player meter covers games from August 18 through 23.