Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 8/4/12
Although small in stature, Ruben Tejada (5-11,187), Ronny Cedeno (6-0, 190) and Andres Torres (5-9, 198) have all been making some big contributions of late and have played a key part in the Mets winning five out of their last nine games (after the team dropped 12 out of their last 13). These diminutive, yet important sparkplugs have given the Mets a shot in the arm of late and their presence in the lineup has come at a good time, as some of the Mets’ big sluggers have been playing inconsistent of late (I’m looking at you Ike Davis). The following are the key stats for Tejada, Cedeno and Torres in their last ten games: Tejada: 15-45 with 1 home run, 1 double, 3 runs and 1 RBI. Cedeno: 9-24 with 1 home run, 4 doubles, 10 RBI’s and 1 run scored. Torres: 10-28 with 1 triple, 1 double, 1 RBI, 5 runs scored and 1 stolen base. Tejada and Torres are providing their spark at the top of the order and are giving players like David Wright, Daniel Murphy, Ike Davis and Scott Hairston ample oppo...
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