Tag: Ruben Tejada

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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Niese Strong But Defense Fails In 3-2 Loss To Padres

An article by posted on August 11, 2011 0 Comments
Niese Strong But Defense Fails In 3-2 Loss To Padres

Jonathon Niese went out and had a great outing, but the Mets defense continued to struggle in their 3-2 loss to the Padres Game Notes Jonathon Niese pitched seven and two-third innings, allowing three runs (two earned) on seven hits, walking two and striking out seven. Niese had great control, and was victimized on two […]

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Maybe Defense IS Important: The Downfall of the Mets

An article by posted on August 2, 2011 0 Comments
Maybe Defense IS Important: The Downfall of the Mets

From the beginning of the season, defense had seemed to be a big question, but one the Mets front office seemed to ignore for the sake of offense. While the offense has been good if not great this season, the runs the defense has cost the Mets is definitely showing differential in the pitchers FIP, […]

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