Category: ‘Short Stops’

New York Mets May Non-Tender Ruben Tejada
November 19th, 2015 at 7:44 PM
#WinForRuben became a rallying cry for New York Mets' fans during the playoffs after shortstop Ruben Tejada had his leg broken on a dirty slide by Los Angeles Dodgers' second baseman Chase Utley. Tejada, who has been much maligned throughout his tenure as a Met, actually drew standing ovations during...

New York Mets Seeking Upgrade at Shortstop
November 14th, 2015 at 1:53 PM
The New York Mets already have one middle infield position to address now that Daniel Murphy has declined his qualifying offer. Early rumors stemming from the GM Meetings indicate the Mets may look to upgrade at shortstop as well. The Mets asked the Atlanta Braves about the cost of acquiring...

Matt Reynolds Added to Postseason Roster to Replace Ruben Tejada
October 11th, 2015 at 2:06 PM
When Ruben Tejada went down with a broken leg last night, it became clear that the Mets would need to find a new backup shortstop. Wilmer Flores will assume the starting role going forward, but the problem for the Mets was that they didn't have another shortstop ready to go....

Chase Utley Apologizes to Ruben Tejada for Breaking His Leg
October 11th, 2015 at 1:26 PM
The most controversial play in the postseason came in last night's game between the New York Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers. In the seventh inning, Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley plowed into Ruben Tejada on a late slide that ended up breaking the shortstop's leg. Tejada's season is over and...

New York Mets Have Intriguing Shortstop Dilemma for Division Series
October 7th, 2015 at 2:45 PM
The New York Mets' lineup appears to be pretty much set for Division Series games against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Curtis Granderson, Yoenis Cespedes, Daniel Murphy, David Wright, Lucas Duda, and Travis d'Arnaud will play in each game regardless of who's on the mound. Left field will be manned by...