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Demotion could be looming for Ruben Tejada

Last night New York Mets fans got to rejoice as their team came back to beat the Yankees in novel fashion.  Watching the comeback unfold against Mariano Rivera, who continues his farewell tour from ballpark to ballpark, felt somewhat unnatural.  Reason being, nothing like that has never happened before.  That’s not to say that Mariano [...]

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Ruben Tejada leads all shortstops in batting average

New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada extended his hitting streak to 13 games last night in the teams 13-0 loss to the Marlins.  Tejada finished the game 1-3 and is now batting .362 (21-58) with four runs scored and two RBI during this current stretch.  Sure, former Mets shortstop Jose Reyes had a nice game [...]

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Mets use ‘home-grown’ formula help to even series with Cubs

The New York Mets went with their all ‘home-grown’ line-up this afternoon and picked right up where they left off late Friday night, only this time they didn’t come up short against the Chicago Cubs. #Mets Saturday lineup vs. Cubs: Tejada-SS, Murphy-2B, Wright-3B, Davis-1B, Duda-RF, Valdespin-LF, Thole-C, Nieuwenhuis-CF, Gee-RHP July 7, 2012 11:12 am via [...]

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Ruben Tejada is making it easy to forget you know who…

During the New York Mets 11-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies, 22-year-old shortstop, Ruben Tejada, collected three hits in five at-bats, while scoring two runs and driving in one: In the bottom half of the fourth inning, Tejada collected his second hit of the night — a two-out RBI single to center — extending the [...]

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Tejada to DL, Thole headed back to NY to be examined by team doctors

New York Mets catcher Josh Thole left last night’s dramatic 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies after experiencing dizziness and  headaches following his eighth-inning collision at home plate with former Met Ty Wigginton. Following the victory, New York Mets assistant general manager John Ricco said Thole was being evaluated to find out whether he had a [...]

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Johan sharp, bullpen not, but Mets earn hard fought series win over Rox

New York Mets ace Johan Santana cruised through six scoreless innings in this afternoon’s rubber match game against the Colorado Rockies, but despite allowing just two hits while striking out five, the lefty was unable to pick up his first win of the 2012 season. With the Mets up by four in the 8th inning, [...]

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Ruben Tejada arrives in camp

A couple days after Terry Collins voiced his displeasure over Ruben Tejada not being in camp early, the Mets new starting shortstop arrived in Port St. Lucie.  I’m not really sure how big of a deal this issue is, I mean if Collins is expecting a 22-year-old kid to lead by example then I think [...]

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Tejada still not in camp, Collins still displeased; I’ll reserve judgement

This afternoon at Port St. Lucie, Terry Collins spoke with reporters and the topic of Ruben Tejada not being in camp came up once again.  According to MetsBlog’s Michael Baron, Collins said he intends to speak with the shortstop about his early absence from camp when he arrives. There’s a process here when ‘you’re the [...]

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Mets Close To Adding More Middle Infield Depth, Then Can We Get Some Pitching Please?

Here’s the news:     Look, I like this potential addition.  I like it better than I would like a Jack Wilson addition, because Ronny Cedeno is younger, and has the ability to take over a starting position should he need to, without completely pissing me off.  Although, I have to say, I feel bad [...]

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