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Audio: Yankees Take Game 1

Tonight’s attendance was 42,020, the largest ever crowd at Citi Field…The total surpassed the 41,422 fans that saw Yankees vs. Mets on May 23, 2010…Tonight was the second sellout of the season for the Mets (also, April 8 vs. Washington)

JOSE REYES MULTI-HITS: Collected two hits tonight, his career high-tying sixth straight game with multiple hits…Reyes also tied his mark earlier this season (also, May 24-May 29 and first August 12-August 18, 2003) and is one game off the longest in the majors this season (Vladimir Guerrero, May 14-May 21; Lance Berkman, April 20-April 28)…The six-game stretch is the second-longest in franchise history…Steve Henderson holds the mark, done from July 12-July 21, 1979…Reyes leads the majors this season with 43 multi-hit games.

JOSE REYES FIRST INNING: Singled leading off the game for the Mets, the seventh straight game Reyes has reached safely in the first inning, dating to June 24 at Texas (six hits, one walk)…He is hitting .408 (31-76) and owns a .436 on-base percentage in the first inning this season.

MULTIPLE HITS: The Mets finished with 10 hits, their sixth consecutive game with double-digit hits…It’s the longest streak for the club since a six-game run on September 21-26, 2007…Their last seven-game string was June 7-June 14, 2006.

FIRST GAME OF A SERIES: The Mets fell to 4-10 in the first game of a series at home and 12-16 in such games overall.

Alex Rodriguez
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Russell Martin
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Mark Teixiera
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Jose Reyes
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Jon Niese and Justin Turner
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Audio: Yankees Take Game 1

 
 
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