Tag: Ruben Tejada

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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Best and Worst Moments of the Mets First Half

An article by posted on July 18, 2013 0 Comments
Best and Worst Moments of the Mets First Half

I asked some of our writers what they felt were the Best and Worst moments for the Mets in the first half, and it looks like the consensus for the best was when we swept the Yankees and the Empire State Building was brightly lit up in Blue and Orange. Daniel Nelson Best Moment: I’d […]

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Alderson Interview With Francesa Part One: Young, Byrd, Young Pitching

An article by posted on July 17, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Interview With Francesa Part One: Young, Byrd, Young Pitching

Sandy Alderson is happy that tings have gotten better and credits Eric Young Jr. for part of the turnaround. He had his eye on him for a while and felt fortunate when he was placed on waivers and that he happened to have someone on waivers too, so he called the Rockies and it clicked. […]

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Featured Post: What Shortstops Are On The Market For The Mets?

An article by posted on July 9, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: What Shortstops Are On The Market For The Mets?

This mailbag question comes from Alex: Anyone watching this team would notice that we are in dire need of a shortstop. With no one in the minors close to the majors, and Tejada and Quintanilla not getting the job done, are there any quality shortstops that the Mets can realistically acquire? Alex is right about […]

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Mets Lead Majors With 90 Good Fielding Plays In Last 30 Days

An article by posted on July 9, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Lead Majors With 90 Good Fielding Plays In Last 30 Days

Last night, just before the game, Mark Simon tweeted that in the last 30 days, the Mets led MLB with 90 Good Fielding Plays. Not surprising to see David Wright and Omar Quintanilla leading the pack here… The Mets had a rough start to the season defensively. The usually reliable Ike Davis was taking his […]

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