Sick Ike scratched, Murph to first base

June, 23, 2012
6/23/12
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A day after hitting a three-run homer in a 6-4 win, Ike Davis has been scratched from Saturday's lineup with potential food poisoning.

Daniel Murphy will move over to first base -- only his second start there this season. Murphy was getting an intense workout with infield coach Tim Teufel at the position during batting practice.

The new lineup:

Kirk Nieuwenhuis, cf
Jordany Valdespin, 2b
David Wright, 3b
Lucas Duda, rf
Daniel Murphy, 1b
Scott Hairston, lf
Omar Quintanilla, ss
Jose Thole, c
Chris Young, rhp
Adam Rubin has covered the Mets since 2003. He's a graduate of Mepham High School on Long Island and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He joined ESPNNewYork after spending 10 years at the New York Daily News.
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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Bartolo Colon
WINS ERA SO IP
15 4.09 151 202
OTHER LEADERS
BAD. Murphy .289
HRL. Duda 30
RBIL. Duda 92
RD. Murphy 79
OPSL. Duda .830
ERAJ. Niese 3.40
SOZ. Wheeler 187