Tag: Ruben Tejada

What Happens When Wright Returns?

An article by posted on July 7, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets have been playing great baseball, working as a team, getting timely hits and playing at least adequate defense in the field. The combination of Daniel Murphy, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada and Justin Turner have combined to plug the holes in the lineup, get key RBI hits and hold their own at their respective […]

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Niese Game, Runnin Wild, Mets Win 4-1

An article by posted on June 10, 2011 0 Comments
Niese Game, Runnin Wild, Mets Win 4-1

Jonathon Niese was strong all game, and the offense managed to win with small ball, as has been the recent method and the Mets won the game 4-1 and also took the series on the road. Game Notes Jonathon Niese had his third straight quality outing today, going seven and two-thirds while allowing one run […]

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Dickey Dominates, Reyes Ignites Offense, Mets Win 6-4

An article by posted on June 5, 2011 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey pitched a great game today going eight strong innings and thanks to some good run support on the heels of Jose Reyes, the Mets won 6-4 and won the series against the Braves Game Notes R.A. Dickey look substantially better today then he had in his last outing. Although his foot still seemed […]

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Mets Have Benefited From Minor League Call-ups

An article by posted on June 2, 2011 0 Comments

For the New York Mets, depth was a major issue heading into the season. Like in 2009, the injury bug has plagued the team, only earlier this year than anyone expected. However, the Mets have received timely contributions from several players who originally didn’t factor too much into the team’s plans for this season. Here […]

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Mejia goes six scoreless; St. Lucie wins again

An article by posted on April 14, 2011 0 Comments

Mets Minors 4.13.2011  BUFFALO 4, SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE 0: Jenrry Mejia tossed six scoreless innings helping the Buffalo Bisons win its second straight game. Mejia (1-0) struck out five batters and walked three while rendering three hits. Manny Acosta pitched a scoreless ninth inning and gave up one hit. Jason Pridie and Justin Turner each collected three […]

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Thoughts On Luis Castillo’s Release And Reactions

An article by posted on March 18, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets made it official and announced that they have released 35-year-old second baseman Luis Castillo this morning. Castillo had one year left on his contract that will pay him $6 million dollars, but that doesn’t seem to matter considering all things. Here are some comments made by Sandy Alderson while speaking to reporters: “After […]

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From Left Field: Some Early Positives This Spring

An article by posted on March 3, 2011 0 Comments

Spring Training is only about two weeks old, but already some players are starting to leave an impact on the new manager, Terry Collins. Regardless of a 2-3-1 record, the team seems to be coming together nicely, especially since the main focus of this offseason dealt with off-the-field issues. Stats really don’t mean too much […]

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Burkhardt: If Opening Day Was Tomorrow, Castillo Would Be Starter

An article by posted on February 28, 2011 0 Comments
Burkhardt: If Opening Day Was Tomorrow, Castillo Would Be Starter

Would this send you in a tizzy if it really happened? I don’t know how close this is to actually being a reality, but it would shock me if it happened. The word on Brad Emaus when we drafted him was that he was a poor defensive second baseman, and nobody has said one glowing […]

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Spring Update: Actions Not Words, Tejada Rakes, F-Mart Temporarily Healthy Again

An article by posted on February 21, 2011 0 Comments
Spring Update: Actions Not Words, Tejada Rakes, F-Mart Temporarily Healthy Again

Happy Presidents Day! Lets get started… Terry Collins told reporters that he does not plan to use Carlos Beltran during the first week of Grapefruit League play, which starts Saturday. He did however mention that he was impressed with how Beltran looked hitting from the right side of the plate this morning. Jason Bay was impressed […]

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The Battle for Second Base

An article by posted on February 18, 2011 0 Comments

The Contenders: Luis Castillo- .235/.337/.267, 0 HR, 17 RBI, 6.7 UZR/150, 0. 6 WAR, $6 million, 35 years old Daniel Murphy- .266/.313/.427, 12 HR, 63 RBI, 1.0 WAR, $400K, 26 years old Brad Emaus- .290/.397/.476, 15 HR, 75 RBI (between AA and AAA), $400K, 25 years old The Underdog: Justin Turner- .316/.374/.487, 12 HR, 43 […]

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