Tag: Ruben Tejada

Yankees Say They Are Out On Stephen Drew

An article by posted on December 31, 2013 1 Comment
Yankees Say They Are Out On Stephen Drew

Updated 12/31 Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said his team will not sign free agent shortstop Stephen Drew, according to Peter Gammons. The Red Sox and Mets are still the only teams with reported interest for Drew. But Gammons talks about a potential “pillow contract” which means a one-year deal to go back to Boston and […]

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Around the Diamond – Shortstop

An article by posted on December 29, 2013 21 Comments
Around the Diamond – Shortstop

In the Mets 52 year history, there have been 22 different players that would be classified as the “everyday” Shortstops. Three of them, Bud Harrelson, Jose Reyes, and Rey Ordonez, account for 23 (44%) of those seasons. Who are the men who have played the most games at Shortstop in Franchise history? (year they were […]

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Ricciardi: Tejada Is Going To Be A Better Player

An article by posted on December 27, 2013 0 Comments
Ricciardi: Tejada Is Going To Be A Better Player

Appearing on the ‘€˜Hot Stove Show’€™ with Rob Bradford and John McDonald on Thursday night, Mets special assistant J.P. Ricciardi said his team is happy with heading into the 2014 with Ruben Tejada as their shortstop. œHe’€™s a young player…a lot of them don’€™t realize what it takes to play every day. I think in Ruben’€™s case…he’€™s starting to realize that he has to […]

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Some In Front Office Would Love To See Drew On The Mets

An article by posted on December 23, 2013 0 Comments
Some In Front Office Would Love To See Drew On The Mets

Updated Report 12/23 Kevin Kernan of the NY Post writes that there is still the possibility free-agent shortstop Stephen Drew could wind up in New York with either the Mets, where he would be a strong fit, or the Yankees. He also adds that there are those in the Mets organization who would love to […]

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Flores Is Raking In VWL, Hopes To Make Team Out Of Spring Training

An article by posted on December 21, 2013 0 Comments
Flores Is Raking In VWL, Hopes To Make Team Out Of Spring Training

This year saw the continued decline of once promising young talents such as Ike Davis and Ruben Tejada, allowing for a slew of fresh prospects to enter the mix at the major-league level. Terry Collins best described it at the time as “we got to see the pieces that will soon make this team competitive as well as fun come […]

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Is Jimmy Rollins A Risk Worth Taking For Cesar Puello?

An article by posted on December 17, 2013 0 Comments
Is Jimmy Rollins A Risk Worth Taking For Cesar Puello?

On the Bleacher Report today, Mike Rosenbaum posted a win – win prospect package for top MLB trade targets on the market.  One of his predictions included the Mets and the Phillies.  In his prediction he wrote that the Phillies could trade Jimmy Rollins to the Mets in exchange for Cesar Puello. He does note that the […]

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Al Leiter: The Mets Aren’t A Playoff Team

An article by posted on December 17, 2013 0 Comments
Al Leiter: The Mets Aren’t A Playoff Team

On MLB Network’s MLB Tonight, Al Leiter and Ron Darling were discussing the free agents still available on the market, and which teams still had some glaring holes to fill. Included in the conversation was, of course, the New York Mets. The Mets came up in two conversations—first in the discussion regarding the Pittsburgh Pirates, […]

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Mets Would Be Smart To Avoid Stephen Drew

An article by posted on December 15, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Would Be Smart To Avoid Stephen Drew

As the Mets continue to try and address the shortstop position, they reportedly still have interest in signing former Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew. The Red Sox remain interested as well. Drew, who was a key to the Red Sox title run with his stellar defense, batted .253 this past season with 12 home runs […]

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Mets Still Have A Lead-off Dillema

An article by posted on December 13, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Still Have A Lead-off Dillema

The way things currently stand, the New York Mets don’t have a leadoff hitter. They tried nine last season before settling on Eric Young. The signing of Curtis Granderson sends Young to the bench, that is, unless the Mets trade Daniel Murphy and move Young to second base. However, the Mets are asking a lot for Murphy, so there’s nothing […]

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I’d Be Fine With Giving Ruben Tejada Another Chance – And A Short Leash

An article by posted on December 13, 2013 0 Comments
I’d Be Fine With Giving Ruben Tejada Another Chance – And A Short Leash

I know I am in the the minority on this, but I would have no objection to giving Ruben Tejada one more shot. Huh? But why, oh why? Because I still think he can be a decent player. Ruben is never going to be Jose Reyes. He is never going to be a superstar. He […]

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