Ruben Tejada

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 16: Wilmer Flores #4 of the New York Mets celebrates with teammates Travis d'Arnaud #15 and Daniel Murphy #28 after hitting a home run in the fifth inning during a game against the Miami Marlins on September 16, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Flores Goes Yard Twice As Mets Squish Fish 9-1, End 3-Game Skid

Wilmer Flores homered twice and drove in six runs for the second time this year, Ruben Tejada capped a four-run fourth inning with a two-run double, and the New York Mets routed the Miami Marlins 9-1.

09/17/2014

Curtis Granderson  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ranking The 10 Most Disappointing Local Baseball Players Of 2014

The Bombers spent nearly $500 million in the offseason and this was the year that the Mets were finally expected to contend. Let’s just say it hasn’t worked out for either party.

09/04/2014

Eric Campbell #29 of the New York Mets is tagged out at home by Gerald Laird #11 of the Atlanta Braves in the ninth inning at Citi Field on August 27, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Terry Collins Defends Decision To Bunt Wilmer Flores In 9th Inning

“We’ll play to tie another time,” Mets manager Terry Collins said. “We’ve got to win this game. We’re short pitching, we’re short on the bench. We don’t have a lot of moves if we go extra innings.”

08/28/2014

David Wright (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ed Coleman: Not-So-Amazin’ Lineup Is Killing The Mets

So you can see why it sometimes takes Terry Collins hours to figure out what his lineup will be that day. He constantly has to wipe the tears from his eyes.

08/08/2014

Sandy Alderson (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Report: Mets Looking To Upgrade At Shortstop, Left Field Ahead Of Deadline

According to a report, not only will the Mets entertain offers for veteran pitcher Bartolo Colon, but they will look to upgrade at both shortstop and left field.

07/14/2014

Ruben Tejada #11 of the New York Mets celebrates his 11th inning game-winning base hit against the Atlanta Braves while running to first base as teammate Juan Lagares #12 scores the run at Citi Field on July 7, 2014.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Tejada Lifts Mets Over Braves 4-3 In 11 Innings

Ruben Tejada singled home the winning run with two outs in the 11th inning, Curtis Granderson hit a tying homer in the eighth and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Monday night.

07/08/2014

Stephen Drew (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Heyman: Red Sox Sign Stephen Drew To 1-Year Deal

The Red Sox have signed Stephen Drew to a one-year deal, according to WFAN/CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman.

05/20/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 18: Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets pitches in the second inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on May 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Wheeler, Mets Fall To Nats 6-3

Wilson Ramos drove in four runs and Ian Desmond homered to help Jordan Zimmermann and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 6-3 on Sunday.

05/18/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 11:  Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets connects for a two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on May 11, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Mets Snap 5 Game Skid, Beat Phils 5-4 In 11

The New York Mets suddenly rallied for three runs in the ninth inning against Philadelphia’s improvised bullpen, then ended a five-game skid by beating the Phillies 5-4 Sunday on Ruben Tejada’s single in the 11th.

05/12/2014

Wilmer Flores (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Scout On Mets’ Infield Defense With Flores: ‘Good Luck With That’

Flores has struggled with the glove in Triple-A this season, committing seven errors in 25 games for the Las Vegas 51s.

05/09/2014

Wilmer Flores (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Wilmer Flores On Way In Mets’ Shortstop Shakeup

Omar Quintanilla is being DFA’d. But this could be more about embattled infielder Ruben Tejada, who figures to see more time on the pine while the Mets get a look at Flores.

05/08/2014

Manager Terry Collins #10 directs Chris Young #1 of the New York Mets during a morning workout. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Season Preview: With New Faces, Mets Aiming To End 5-Year Losing Streak

Five straight losing seasons. That’s what the New York Mets have produced since moving into Citi Field. David Wright, for one, is tired of it.

03/27/2014

Wilmer Flores (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Mets Send Wilmer Flores, 3 More To Minors

It looks like it’ll be Ruben Tejada at shortstop on Opening Day, barring a last-minute move by the Mets.

03/24/2014

Anthony Recker #20 of the New York Mets is congratulated by teammates after hitting a three-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeat the Atlanta Braves during a spring training game at Tradition Field on March 20, 2014 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. The Mets defeated the Braves 7-6. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Recker’s Walk-Off Shot Beats Braves; Tejada Has 3 Hits

Ruben Tejada was 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI. Anthony Recker hit a walk-off three-run homer in the ninth off Eric Pfisterer.

03/20/2014

John Lannan (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

John Lannan Gets Shelled, Tejada Strikes Out Twice In Mets’ Loss

Giancarlo Stanton hit a three-run homer off Gonzalez Germen in the sixth inning, and the Marlins beat the Mets 10-7 Monday to improve to 5-0 against their NL East rival in spring training.

03/17/2014

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