Tag: Ruben Tejada

Featured Post: Is There A Chance For A Jose Reyes Reunion?

An article by posted on August 24, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Is There A Chance For A Jose Reyes Reunion?

Thoughts from Joe D. I will be very shocked if the Toronto Blue Jays hang onto Alex Anthopoulos as the team’s general manager after this season. He took a team with a talent rich farm that was once ranked among baseball’s best and overturned it for aging and expensive players that have sunk the team […]

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Hits & Misses: Forever Young? Who’s At Short? A Flores For Your Thoughts?

An article by posted on August 12, 2013 0 Comments
Hits & Misses: Forever Young? Who’s At Short? A Flores For Your Thoughts?

What a week we just wrapped up and as is usually the case, there’s plenty of storylines and news we can talk about before the Mets take the field at 10:10 PM against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Who’s At Short? For the time being Terry Collins is fully intent on going with Omar Quintanilla as […]

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Collins Cites Outfield Defense In Decision To Option Duda To Triple-A

An article by posted on August 7, 2013 0 Comments
Collins Cites Outfield Defense In Decision To Option Duda To Triple-A

Mets have recalled Lucas Duda from his rehab and then optioned him to Triple-A Las Vegas. Terry Collins spoke to reporters before the game and it was clear the decision was based more on his defensive deficiencies more than anything else. “You know, with what we’ve got in the outfield and with what Ike (Davis) […]

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Featured Post: Charting the Remainder of the Mets 2013 Season

An article by posted on August 6, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Charting the Remainder of the Mets 2013 Season

Larry Brooks penned a thought provoking column in the New York Post that magnifies the dilemma facing the Met front office in deciding how to play out the remainder of the 2013 season. A decent month of July baseball energized the Met faithful and made the Citi Field product a whole lot more satisfying to […]

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Why Is Duda Playing The Outfield Instead Of First Base During His Rehab?

An article by posted on August 6, 2013 0 Comments
Why Is Duda Playing The Outfield Instead Of First Base During His Rehab?

Lucas Duda has moved into the third and final stage of his rehab from a strained intercostal muscle. He appeared as a pinch hitter in last night’s 5-2 win over the Memphis Cardinals, walking in his only plate appearance. Judging by how he’s performed thus far in the Gulf Coast League and Florida State League, he […]

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Duda’s Rehab Moves To St. Lucie, But Questions Remain About His Future

An article by posted on July 29, 2013 0 Comments
Duda’s Rehab Moves To St. Lucie, But Questions Remain About His Future

Attempting to comeback from an intercostal strain, Lucas Duda played another nine innings for the GCL Mets yesterday as he continues to work his way back to the big league team. Duda went 0-for-4, making him hitless in 16 plate appearances with one walk. According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets left fielder […]

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Valdespin Drives In Five Tonight, Batting .474 Since Demotion

An article by posted on July 22, 2013 0 Comments
Valdespin Drives In Five Tonight, Batting .474 Since Demotion

With Omar Quintanilla quickly sliding to his career norms, in other words Omar being Omar, perhaps it’s time to reconsider giving Ruben Tejada a pardon and allowing the 22-year old another shot at redemption. Quintanilla is now batting .143 (5-for-35) in his last ten games with 11 strikeouts. Overall, his average has dropped to .31 […]

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The Burning Questions For Mets Second Half

An article by posted on July 20, 2013 0 Comments
The Burning Questions For Mets Second Half

Although the New York Mets closed the first half on an up-note, it’s too soon to say they have turned things around. The wildcard would take a near historic run, but .500 is not out of the question. On this date in 1973, a year they went to the World Series, they were 40-50, so […]

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Turner To Return From DL On Monday, Still No Timetable For Duda

An article by posted on July 20, 2013 0 Comments
Turner To Return From DL On Monday, Still No Timetable For Duda

Here are a couple of Mets injury updates… There is still no timetable for left fielder Lucas Duda (intercostal strain) returning to the big-league team. Last week, Terry Collins said that he was progressing much slower than the team initially anticipated and that he could be out until late July. That would seem like an […]

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MMO Exclusive: 2013 Mets Midseason Report Cards

An article by posted on July 19, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: 2013 Mets Midseason Report Cards

With the New York Mets (41-50) about to embark on the second half of the the 2013 season, I hit up two dozen of our MMO writers for their overall grades by position for our Mid-Season Report Cards. For added measure we also included Terry Collins, Sandy Alderson and Mr. Met who was the only […]

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