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Vote For The SB Nation NY Player Of The Week

It's Monday morning, so that means it's time to vote for the SB Nation New York Player of the Week. Last week Nick Swisher took the honors, due to his combination of walks and Mickey Mantle-like tape-measure home runs. This week, the New York Mets went 5-2, highlighted by their four-game sweep of the Reds, while the New York Yankees also put up a 5-2 mark, with their Saturday twin shellacking of the Orioles as the standout day. Here are this week's nominees. Vote now!

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David Wright: With Carlos Beltran now in San Francisco, the Mets are counting on Wright to fill the void, and he hasn't disappointed. He's changed his batting stance, which is giving him better plate coverage and he's hitting the ball to all fields. He was scalding this week, with a .467 average, 14 hits, a home run, six runs batted in and six runs scored. He also strung together seven consecutive multi-hit games, which was broken on Sunday, when he fell back down to earth with only one hit.

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Mark Teixeira: His average is down from last year, his OBP has also dipped, but his slugging percentage is up this season, so he's still producing runs. For the week, Teixeira belted three homers, drove in seven runs, hit .370, scored seven runs and added a double and three walks. Nothing wrong with that.

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Daniel Murphy: He resembles Pete Rose while chugging around the bases, and now Murphy's hitting like the Hit King, too. Sure, he's aggressively adventurous on the base paths and in the field, but he sure can rake. He had an almost identical week to Wright, with 14 hits and a .467 average, along with four doubles, six RBIs, seven runs and a pair of walks.

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Nick Swisher: The Yankee right fielder's average was floundering in the .210's with a sub-.700 OPS in mid-June, but he's now up to .270 and has raised his OPS by almost 200 points since then. He had another stellar week, hitting .423, with two homers, six RBIs, five runs scored, two doubles and three walks. And even his defense has improved.

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CC Sabathia: Almost perfect. Who knows what would have happened if Tuesday night was clear with stars as far as the eye can see instead of stormy and rainy. The Seattle Mariners' inept offense plus an in-a-groove, peak-performance Sabathia was the perfect storm for a perfect game, but alas it was not to be. The Yankee ace was dealing nonetheless, lasting seven innings, letting in one run on one hit, with three walks and a career-high 14 strikeouts.

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Mike Pelfrey: To paraphrase Forrest Gump, "Life is like Mike Pelfrey -- you never know what you're going to get." His head-scratching inconsistency was on display once again on Wednesday, but this time we witnessed Good Mike, who every once in a while comes out of hiding to temporarily make us forget about his hand-licking evil twin. Pelfrey threw a complete game gem, only allowing a pair of runs, while striking out three, walking none and scattering seven hits.

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