Tag: Ruben Tejada

Murphy and Tejada Up The Middle? Really?

An article by posted on November 24, 2011 0 Comments

The more I think about the possibility of Ruben Tejada and Daniel Murphy as the likely Mets’ shortstop and second base combo in 2012, the more I want to cringe. This sounds like a disaster in the making… Does defense matter anymore? My concern about this led me to do some quick digging at Baseball Reference: Since […]

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Mets 2011 Player Review: Lucas Duda, RF

An article by posted on November 22, 2011 0 Comments

We began our review of the 2011 Mets by examining their free agents and players the team will consider tending contracts to. We started evaluating the rest of the roster, beginning with infielder Ruben Tejada and continue today with Lucas Duda. Tomorrow: Justin Turner. LUCAS DUDA, RF THE SKINNY: Duda is power personified. When he […]

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Regardless Of The Reyes Situation, Ruben Tejada Is A Keeper

An article by posted on September 22, 2011 0 Comments
Regardless Of The Reyes Situation, Ruben Tejada Is A Keeper

In a 7-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves last weekend, Ruben Tejada filled in for Jose Reyes both at shortstop and in the leadoff spot.  Tejada reached base three times (walk, double, single), stole a base and drove in four runs.  His two-out, three-run double in the fourth inning broke a 1-1 tie and his two-out, […]

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If At “First” You Don’t Succeed…Get Depth

An article by posted on September 13, 2011 0 Comments
If At “First” You Don’t Succeed…Get Depth

There’s an old saying related to baseball that, “If at first you don’t succeed, try the outfield.”  But if the Mets march to the beat of their own drummer, they changed that philosophy from the “outfield” to “first base.”  John Olerud leaves as a free agent, no problem!  Throw Todd Zeile there.  Mo Vaughn hasn’t […]

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Duda Goes Yard Again & Bullpen Holds In Mets 6-3 Win

An article by posted on September 4, 2011 0 Comments
Duda Goes Yard Again & Bullpen Holds In Mets 6-3 Win

Mike Pelfrey had another poor outing, but the offense spearheaded by Lucas Duda’s second home run in two days rallied to snatch a win from the Nationals, 6-3. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey took the mound, and as has been a recent theme has not had his best stuff, and when he runs into that one bad […]

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Mets Topple Marlins 7-5 As Batista Wins 100th Career Game

An article by posted on September 2, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Topple Marlins 7-5 As Batista Wins 100th Career Game

Miguel Batista pitched a solid game, and the Mets offense was buoyed by Marlins mistakes in their 7-5 win. Game Notes Miguel Batista, just recently called up and in his first MLB start as a Met, had a solid outing for his 100th career win. Batista went six innings, allowing two runs on six hits, […]

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Capuano Pitches A Complete Game Shutout in 6-0 Win Against Braves

An article by posted on August 26, 2011 0 Comments
Capuano Pitches A Complete Game Shutout in 6-0 Win Against Braves

Chris Capuano had by far his best outing of the season, and possibly the best outing for a Mets starter in their 6-0 win against the Braves Game Notes Chris Capuano was lights out from the jump, and the Braves couldn’t put anything together against Cap. Capuano had a complete game shutout, giving up two […]

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Pelfrey Struggles As Mets Lose 6-1 To Brewers

An article by posted on August 20, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey had one of his usual one inning explosions, and the Mets offense couldn’t hit with RISP in their 6-1 loss to the Brewers Game Notes Mike Pelfrey took 86 pitches to get through two difficult innings, and three fairly clean innings. Pelfrey’s final line was five innings, allowing four runs (three earned) on […]

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Gee And Wright Fuel Mets 7-3 Win Over Padres

An article by posted on August 18, 2011 0 Comments
Gee And Wright Fuel Mets 7-3 Win Over Padres

Dillon Gee pitched a great game and the offense didn’t manage many hits, but a big David Wright hit ensured the 7-3 Mets win. Game Notes Dillon Gee was in control both figuratively and literally up until the seventh inning, after being hit on the right knee in an at-bat the inning before. Gee went […]

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Mets Bats And Bullpen Stumble In 6-1 Loss To Padres

An article by posted on August 17, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Bats And Bullpen Stumble In 6-1 Loss To Padres

  Jonathon Niese had a decent outing, but the bullpen couldn’t stop the bleeding and the offense offered no support in the Mets 6-1 loss to the Padres Game Notes Jonathon Niese had a peculiar outing today, allowing three runs on ten hits in six innings, walking none and striking out three. Niese gave up […]

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