Found May 16, 2013 on On The Way Home:
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It’s not secret that the New York Mets are not playing well at the moment. In fact, “not playing well” is being nice. Their defense has struggled at times, pitchers not named Matt Harvey aren’t performing well consistently, and their offense has disappeared. Ruben Tejada has been one of the position players to watch his batting average take a drastic drop over the first couple weeks in May. While he’s not the only person to blame for this collective slump, he needs to return to his 2012 form to help jump start this offense. Terry Collins told his shortstop this week to quit it with the uppercut swing and fly balls. While he has been hitting more fly balls recently, his overall fly ball rate isn’t much different than what it was last season. What has been the source of his struggles? I take a stab at it today on Yahoo! Sports. Thanks for reading and let me know what you think! Ruben Tejada Needs to Start Hitting Thanks for reading! To Follow Matt’s posts at On The Way Home and Yahoo! Sports, you can follow him on Twitter: @mmusico8. If you’d like to join On The Way Home as a staff writer or write a guest post, you can contact Matt at matt.musico8@gmail.com. The post Ruben Tejada Needs to Start Hitting appeared first on On The Way Home.
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