Tag: Ruben Tejada

Sandy Cites Harvey Injury, Bullpen, Regression Of Tejada and Davis Among His Disappointments

An article by posted on September 30, 2013 0 Comments
Sandy Cites Harvey Injury, Bullpen, Regression Of Tejada and Davis Among His Disappointments

The New York Mets’ offseason began this afternoon at Citi Field with the expected announcement of Terry Collins’ contract extended for two years plus an option. General manager Sandy Alderson there were three criteria for the extension: * That the team hustled for Collins even during the lean times. “The club played hard for Terry and […]

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Wilmer Flores Looks To Improve Speed, Plate Discipline In 2014

An article by posted on September 30, 2013 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Looks To Improve Speed, Plate Discipline In 2014

The 2013 Mets season has now officially been placed ‘in the books’. This year saw the continued decline of  once promising young talents such as Ike Davis and Ruben Tejada, allowing for a slew of fresh prospects to enter the mix at the major-league level. Terry Collins best described it in his pre-game press conference […]

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Mets Minors Week in Review: Centeno and Tovar Both Make MLB Debuts

An article by posted on September 23, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Week in Review: Centeno and Tovar Both Make MLB Debuts

There may not be much action happening on the field for the Mets minor league system at this point in the year, but there was plenty going on at MMN this past week. Mike Kerwick at Baseball America handed out organizational awards to Mets minor leaguers, crowning Rafael Montero and Wilmer Flores as the pitcher […]

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MMO Mailbag: Why Not Jhonny Peralta At Shortstop?

An article by posted on September 20, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Why Not Jhonny Peralta At Shortstop?

Jhonny Peralta is now eligible to return to the Detroit Tigers’ active roster after serving his suspension for his part in the Biogenesis scandal. However, when he does come back it likely won’t be as a shortstop according to beat writers and he will begin a transition to left field. Peralta has never played the outfield […]

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Three Years Later And Mets Still Striking Out At Alarming Rates

An article by posted on September 20, 2013 0 Comments
Three Years Later And Mets Still Striking Out At Alarming Rates

Another loss, another dozen strikeouts for the New York Mets. This time the Giants’ Madison Bumgarner toyed with the Mets the way a cat would a mouse. With the Mets at 1,299 strikeouts for the season (an average of 8.6 a game compared to 8.2 hits), it stands to reason a lot of pitchers have had their […]

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Wilfredo Tovar Won’t Start Tonight, But Available Off Bench

An article by posted on September 20, 2013 0 Comments
Wilfredo Tovar Won’t Start Tonight, But Available Off Bench

With Ruben Tejada lost for the season due to a broken leg, the Mets have promoted shortstop Wilfredo Tovar. According to today’s media notes, he is not in tonight’s starting lineup, but will be available off the bench to Terry Collins. I had the privilege of enjoying a summer of baseball watching Wilfredo Tovar play shortstop […]

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Collins Wants Tejada To Reclaim The Shortstop Job In 2014

An article by posted on September 19, 2013 0 Comments
Collins Wants Tejada To Reclaim The Shortstop Job In 2014

(Updated) One day after Terry Collins announced that Ruben Tejada suffered a broken right fibula and would miss the remainder of the season, he challenged his shortstop to comeback next Spring focused and with some fire in his belly. “My message is real simple: this job is his,” Collins said of next year’s starting shortstop gig. “But […]

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Giants vs Mets: Niese Takes Hill, Satin Batting Second, D’Arnaud Back At Catcher

An article by posted on September 19, 2013 0 Comments
Giants vs Mets: Niese Takes Hill, Satin Batting Second, D’Arnaud Back At Catcher

Giants (70-82) at Mets (68-83) LHP Madison Bumgarner (12-9, 2.83) vs. LHP Jon Niese (7-7, 3.88) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Josh Satin – 1B Daniel Murphy – 2B Andrew Brown – RF Wilmer Flores – 3B Juan Lagares – CF Travis d’Arnaud – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Jonathon Niese – LHP Since Niese made his […]

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Mets Stage Dramatic Comeback, Steal 5-4 Win From The Giants

An article by posted on September 18, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Stage Dramatic Comeback, Steal 5-4 Win From The Giants

Matt Cain might have made the Mets look like a minor-league through the first eight innings of this ballgame, but they played like a team with some real heart in the ninth to walk away with the win. The Mets came from four runs down for the first time this entire year tonight when a […]

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Juan Centeno To Catch His First Major League Game Tonight

An article by posted on September 18, 2013 0 Comments

Recently promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas, catcher Juan Centeno will make his first major league appearance today against the San Francisco Giants. The longtime minor leaguer – who, even after seven years of professional play, is only 23 years old – was called up on September 9 and will play in his first major league game at 7:10 […]

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