Tag: Ruben Tejada

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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Wright’s Return Perfect Timing, Considering Beltran Is As Good As Gone

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments
Wright’s Return Perfect Timing, Considering Beltran Is As Good As Gone

Given that outfielder Carlos Beltran is all but guaranteed to be moved at some point here before the July 31st non-waiver trading deadline, the return of David Wright to the Mets lineup tonight is huge to say the least. For much of the season the 34-year-old Beltran has been the Amazin’s leader both on and […]

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Amazins’ Activate Jose Reyes, Demote Ruben Tejada To Buffalo

An article by posted on July 19, 2011 0 Comments

  The Mets have activated Jose Reyes from the disabled list as expected, and optioned Ruben Tejada to Triple-A Buffalo to make room for Reyes on the roster they. Surprising… Additionally, Mike Nickeas is on his way to Citi Field, a sign that catcher Josh Thole will likely be put on paternity leave.  Original Post After playing six innings […]

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How Stupid Plays Almost Crushed The Mets Rally Yesterday

An article by posted on July 8, 2011 0 Comments

Despite the fact the Mets lost yesterday to the Dodgers, 6-0 , there were a few plays in the late innings that nearly crushed any chance at a rally. 1.) Justin Turner swinging at a 2-0 pitch in the eighth While this play was a microcosm of the game and showed the Mets impatience at […]

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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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