Tag: Ruben Tejada

Despite Tearing Up Vegas, Flores Unlikely To Receive Promotion Soon

An article by posted on July 21, 2014 0 Comments
Despite Tearing Up Vegas, Flores Unlikely To Receive Promotion Soon

Since being sent back to Triple A Las Vegas, Wilmer Flores has been on a fire with a 21 game hit streak.  In that span is is hitting .365, with seven home runs and 29 RBIs. Terry Collins told beat writers on Sunday that a promotion back to the Mets isn’t likely anytime in the near future. […]

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The Mets Against Grooved Pitches

An article by posted on July 17, 2014 0 Comments
The Mets Against Grooved Pitches

When there is no real baseball for four days, stories like Adam Wainwright grooving a pitch to Derek Jeter in the All-Star game has legs. The game is an exhibition, except it is not, since now home field advantage in the World Series is decided by the winner. Really, it’s just silly, and baseball’s attempt […]

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Can The Mets Youth Lead A Successful Second Half Push?

An article by posted on July 17, 2014 0 Comments
Can The Mets Youth Lead A Successful Second Half Push?

At one point in his career, David Wright was the young prospect looking to make a name for himself with the big club, the new kid on the block surrounded by veterans. Marc Carig of Newsday writes that even though the Mets had the key players to make a run at the title during Wright’s early years, […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4 , Braves 3

An article by posted on July 7, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4 , Braves 3

The Mets (40-49) opened up a four game, weeknight series against the division leading Atlanta Braves (49-40) tonight at Citi Field with Daisuke Matsuzaka facing off against Mike Minor. What you should know: Matsuzaka wasn’t the prettiest for New York tonight, but he still managed to throw seven scoreless innings, while allowing six hits, walking […]

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MMO Game Recap: Phillies 6, Mets 5 (14 Innings)

An article by posted on May 31, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Phillies 6, Mets 5 (14 Innings)

The New York Mets were defeated by the Philadelphia Phillies by the score of 6-5 in a 14 inning marathon at Citizens Bank Park. The winning run was unearned and the result of Marlon Byrd hitting a routine fly ball to right field which was dropped by Chris Young to open the floodgates.. With the bases […]

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MMO Game Recap: Diamondbacks 2, Mets 1

An article by posted on May 25, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Diamondbacks 2, Mets 1

The Mets (21-27) fell to the Diamondbacks (20-31) by a score of 2-1 in the first game of Sunday’s doubleheader at Citi Field. Rafael Montero got the start for the Mets and was solid, giving up 1 run on 2 hits and 3 walks in 6 innings, striking out 10. The Diamondbacks got to Montero […]

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MMO Morning Grind: Stop Playing Around, Start Playing Flores

An article by posted on May 22, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: Stop Playing Around, Start Playing Flores

Good morning, Mets fans! Tough loss last night. But even though we came up short, there were a few bright spots. One of those bright spots was Wilmer Flores, who got the start at shortstop and had 3 hits. Flores was called up a couple weeks ago, but due to sickness and Terry Collins, had […]

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Tejada To Get Bulk Of Playing Time At Short

An article by posted on May 17, 2014 0 Comments
Tejada To Get Bulk Of Playing Time At Short

Updated 1:30 PM Adam Rubin is reporting that Ruben Tejada is going to get the bulk of playing time at shortstop. Wilmer Flores may get a start at second base for Daniel Murphy next time the Mets are due to face a lefthander. Flores is in today’s lineup against southpaw Gio Gonzalez. Said Collins, “I think […]

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Alderson Outsmarts NY Media

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Outsmarts NY Media

Sandy Alderson’s disappearing act on Sunday was brilliant. The New York Mets made a miraculous comeback to avoid being swept by the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday, capped off by a walk-off single by Ruben Tejada, who has been struggling for, well, all of 2013 and the first six weeks of the 2014 season. The team […]

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Mets Turning Point: Tejada With Bases Loaded

An article by posted on April 30, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Turning Point: Tejada With Bases Loaded

Okay, it’s hard to love Ruben Tejada right now. The shortstop, entering Tuesday’s rainy 6-1 victory over Philadelphia, was sporting an all too familiar sub-Mendoza Line Batting Average. The patience with Tejada, if not completely diminished was wearing dangerously thin with seemingly everybody other than Terry Collins. But Ruben was out there again, batting eight, […]

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