Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 11/16/14
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No doubt that you’ve all seen or heard of the defensive woes of Ruben Tejada to start the season. This is frontpage news. The shortstop committed his fourth error yesterday. One person on twitter actually told me it was time to bring up Wilfredo Tovar. I thought he was pulling my leg, but he was serious. That’s not happening and there’s a good chance that Tovar might be worse offensively AND defensively. It was only two years ago when the masses were putting Tejada’s defense above any Mets infielder including Jose Reyes. Everybody calm down. Players can slump in the field as easily as they do at the plate… Ask the captain, David Wright. Nobody knows that better than him. Apparently, all that Ike Davis needed to get his season going was a good clean shave. After taking a razor to his grizzled face, Davis put his his 1-for-16 slump in his rearview shaving mirror and responded responded with two hits and a walk. Why do bloggers always think they know the cause for a player’s slump? Lat...
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