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Mets scoreboard confuses John Ryan Murphy for Chase Headley, who is not John Ryan Murphy

We see you, Mets scoreboard operators. You want to make sure you're keeping the fans on their toes and into the action as the rival Yankees come to town, so you went with the old John Oliver geography trick -- with John Ryan Murphy at the plate, you played it cool, waiting to see if anyone would notice that your photo was actually one of Chase Headley:  

Mets scoreboard

Well, either that or, in the grand tradition of both Nic Cage and baseball, Headley and Murphy have engaged in some kind of Face/Off situation, slowly assuming each other's identities in a battle of wits. In which case, we're on to you, Mets scoreboard operators.