Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 5/2/12
In this edition of MMO Fair or Foul, Seth Shapiro of Mets Fever picks apart some of the Mets newbies in his post entitled “Mets Home-Grown Talent Overrated“. Here are a few snippets from his post, but I would urge you to read it in it’s entirety so that you can see everything in context. Lucas Duda – I just cannot get a read on this kid.  He has a ton of power and at times seems to have a very good idea at the plate as he has shown he is capable of hitting to all parts of the field.  However, can we honestly sit here and say that he is a long term solution the Mets OF? Ruben Tejada – Tejada has gotten off to a hot start after replacing another home-grown talent in “you know who.”  His defense is solid which is a necessity at SS; however, I am not confident that he will be able to sustain enough offensive production to be a long term answer.  I think after the honeymoon period is over with the fans, Tejada is going to be under a lot of pressure to produce offensively, and I just do...
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