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How Mets fared at plate by position

Here is look at where the Mets ranked by fielding position in the 15-team NL in four offensive categories:

Catcher (average rank: 9th)

Average: .219 (14th)

Homers: 22 (3rd)

RBIs: 84 (5th)

OBP: 288 (13th)

Games started: Buck 95, Recker 34, d'Arnaud 30, Centeno 3

First base (average rank: 12th)

Average: .234 (13th)

Homers: 15 (14th)

RBIs: 59 (15th)

OBP: .353 (5th)

Games started: Davis 87, Duda 31, Satin 28, Turner 9, Murphy 7

Second base (average rank: 6th)

Average: .283 (4th)

Homers: 15 (7th/8th)

RBIs: 81 (3rd)

OBP: .316 (8th)

Games started: Murphy 148, Valdespin 8, Turner 4, Flores 1, Young 1

Third base (average rank: 4th)

Average: .290 (2nd)

Homers: 20 (5th)

RBIs: 80 (7th)

OBP: .365 (1st)

Games started: Wright 111, Flores 25, Satin 12, Turner 11, Lutz 3

Shortstop (average rank: 14th)

Average: .215 (15th)

Homers: 3 (15th)

RBIs: 40 (15th)

OBP: .285 (10th)

Games started: Quintanilla 89, Tejada 55, Turner 13, Tovar 5

Left field (average rank: 11th)

Average: .243 (14th)

Homers: 14 (10th/11th/12th)

RBIs: 51 (13th)

OBP: .327 (7th)

Games started: Young 84, Duda 58, Brown 10, Baxter 4, Nieuwenhuis 3, Cowgill 2, Valdespin 1

Center field (average rank: 11th)

Average: .222 (13th)

Homers: 13 (9th/10th)

RBIs: 66 (5th/6th)

OBP: .267 (15th)

Games started: Lagares 88, Nieuwenhuis 18, Ankiel 17, den Dekker 12, Cowgill 10, Valdespin 10, Young 5, Byrd 2

Right field (average rank: 9th)

Average: .250 (10th/11th)

Homers: 23 (8th/9th)

RBIs: 92 (5th)

OBP: .308 (12th)

Games started: Byrd 103, Baxter 24, Brown 17, Lagares 9, Valdespin 6, den Dekker 2, Nieuwenhuis 1

Pitcher (average rank: 12th)

Average: .115 (13th)

Homers: 0 (11th/12th/13th/14th/15th)

RBIs: 15 (8th/9th)

OBP: .155 (12th)

Games started: Gee 32, Harvey 26, Niese 24, Hefner 23, Wheeler 17, Marcum 12, Torres 9, Matsuzaka 7, Mejia 5, Harang 4, Laffey 2, McHugh 1

Overall (average rank: 12th)

Average: .237 (14th)

Homers: 130 (11th/12th)

RBIs: 593 (11th)

OBP: .306 (12th/13th)