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Mid-Season Filler: All-Time Mets Streaks

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The first half of the season is over and we have some space to fill while there are no games going on. Using the Baseball-Reference.com Play Index I looked up some of the longest streaks in Mets franchise history, both impressive and deplorable. Due to the way the play index works, these streaks may span multiple years. See how many of these you know.

The Wonderful

  • With a homerun: Richard Hidalgo, 5 games (2004)
  • With an RBI: Mike Piazza, 15 games (2000)
  • Reaching base: John Olerud, 47 games (1998-1999)
  • With at least two times on base: John Stearns, 12 games (1977)
  • With at least three times on base: David Wright, 7 games (2009)
  • With at least four times on base: Tie, 4 games, most recently by John Olerud in 1998 (also: Brett Butler, 1995)
  • With at least five times on base: Edgardo Alfonzo, 2 games (2000)
  • With a hit: Moises Alou, 30 games (2007)
  • With two hits: Steve Henderson, 8 games (1979)
  • With three hits: Brett Butler, 4 games (1995)
  • With four hits: Brett Butler, 3 games (1995)
  • With an extra-base hit: Ty Wigginton, 8 games (2004)
  • With a run scored: David Wright, 13 games (2008)
  • With a walk: Darryl Strawberry, 12 games (1987)
  • With two walks: Tie, 4 games, most recently by David Wright in 2009 (also: Danny Heep, 1986)
  • With an intentional walk: Howard Johnson, 4 games (1987)
  • With a double: Joe Christopher, 6 games (1964)
  • With a stolen base: Tie, 6 games, most recently by Jose Reyes in 2007 (also: Jose Reyes, 2005; Vince Coleman, 1991)
  • With two stolen bases: Jose Reyes, 3 games (2007)
  • With a hit-by-pitch: Tie, 3 games, most recently by Shawn Green in 2006 (also: Cliff Floyd, 2006; Miguel Cairo, 2005; John Olerud, 1997)
  • With a sacrifice fly:
  • Tie, 3 games, most recently by Howard Johnson in 1991 (also: Howard Johnson, 1988; John Stearns, 1980)

The Woeful

  • Without an RBI (non-pitchers, at least 2 PA per game): Bud Harrelson, 29 games (1977-1978)
  • Grounding into a double play: Tie, 4 games, most recently by Victor Diaz in 2005 (also: Gary Carter, 1987; Ray Knight, 1985; George Foster, 1982)
  • Striking out (non-pitchers): Tie, 16 games, most recently by Todd Hundley, in 1998 (also: Ryan Thompson, 1995; Dave Kingman, 1975-1976; Don Clendenon, 1969
  • Striking out (all players): Gary Gentry, 21 games (1969)
  • Without a base hit (non-pitchers, at least 2 PA per game): Rey Ordonez, 14 games (1997)
  • Without an extra-base hit (at least 2 PA per game): Doug Flynn, 49 games (1981)
  • With a caught stealing: Bud Harrelson, 4 games (1967)
  • With a sacrifice bunt (non-pitchers): Tie, 3 games, most recently by Brett Butler in 1995 (also: lots of other guys)