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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

Justin Turner (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Justin Turner Rips Mets, New York Media Over Handling Of Tejada

“In New York, it doesn’t matter what it is, everything’s a story, and they want to know everything about it. It turns into a big ordeal. Stuff that doesn’t even matter.”

03/17/2014

Ruben Tejada at Mets camp in 2013 (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Palladino: Mets Shouldn’t Settle For Ruben Tejada At Shortstop

Typical Mets. Stephen Drew’s price tag is too high? Don’t pay. The timing of the signing would force them to give up a draft pick? Don’t sign until he comes for free.

03/17/2014

Ruben Tejada (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Ruben Tejada’s Brutal Spring Continues In Field, At Plate

Three errors in six games. One hit in 15 at-bats. Ruben Tejada came into spring training with something to prove. But so far all he’s done is fuel the naysayers.

03/14/2014

David Wright and Ruben Tejada (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Wright, Beltran Irked By Anonymous Sniping Of Mets’ Tejada

Mets captain David Wright is taking a swing at the person who criticized shortstop Ruben Tejada under the shield of anonymity earlier this week.

02/27/2014

Ruben Tejada at Mets camp in 2013 (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Report: Mets ‘Frustrated’ By Tejada’s Fitness; Keeping Tabs On Drew?

Ruben Tejada could be in the Mets’ doghouse after yet again showing up to spring training out of shape, according to the New York Post.

02/25/2014

Noah Syndergaard (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

AUDIO: Eddie C’s Mets Notebook — Noah’s Arm, Young’s Confidence & More

All eyes were waiting for the ball to explode out of Noah Syndergaard’s hands, and the young prospect on the fast track with the Mets didn’t disappoint. As manager Terry Collins put it, “wow.”

02/18/2014

Sandy Alderson (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Palladino: Mets Only Wish They Had Yankees’ Problems

While some Yankees fans engaged themselves in some minor hand-wringing over Masahiro Tanaka’s middle-distance running capabilities, just as many Mets fans wondered why on earth Ike Davis is still on the roster.

02/17/2014

San Francisco Giants v New York Mets

Mets, Ruben Tejada Agree At $1.1M To Avoid Arbitration

Tejada lost his job as the team’s starting shortstop last year, when he was demoted to the minors during an injury-plagued season. But assuming he’s healthy, he’s in line to start again.

01/16/2014

Ruben Tejada (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Report: Ruben Tejada Could File Grievance Against Mets

Tejada received the team’s final call-up from Triple-A Las Vegas on Sept. 10. One day earlier and he would have been eligible for free agency following the 2016 season.

11/18/2013

Rafael Furcal (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Report: Mets Reach Out To Free-Agent Shortstop Rafael Furcal

As far as free agents go, Stephen Drew and Jhonny Peralta are the cream of the shortstop crop, but they will be in heavy demand and will likely command top dollar. A cheaper option is 36-year-old Rafael Furcal.

11/05/2013

Ruben Tejada breaks his leg in the 9th inning of Wednesday's win. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Ruben Tejada’s Season Ends With Broken Right Leg

Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada saw his disappointing season come to an end in the worst way Wednesday night.

09/19/2013

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